Water of Life, eau de vie.

1 part Okanagan Spirits Pear eau-de-vie. (A rare product, this is not a fussy drink, so feel free to use and “Water of Life” you prefer.

 1/2 part Cocchi Americano

 1/2 part House infused vanilla vodka

 2 dashes Mexican Vanilla

 2 Parts Dry sparkling wine

 Shake the first four ingredients with ice and double strain into flute. Crown with bubbles.

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A delicious Mexican vanilla made this cocktail dance. Use the best you can find.

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Eau de vie or “Water of Life” is the foundation for so many things in our ancient past. Distillation was first a method of preserving carbohydrates and having sterile products to use in a time before refrigeration and proper food storage techniques.

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The Vodka is so simple to make. Vanilla Vodka is accomplished by simply steeping a vanilla bean, split down the middle in your favourite bottle of vodka. 2 weeks and TADA! Your very own water of life.

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