In the midst of this summer heat, we wouldn’t mind a little chill in our cocktail! But there’s more to these recipes. In fact, they’ve been created with Ryan Gosling in mind. According to Gawker report, Iceland has quite a few Gosling doppelgangers, and they’ve been mistaken for the celeb seemingly left and right! To get in the look-alike spirit, try one of these four Rekya Vodka cocktail concoctions, each designed to look similar to the landscape of Iceland.
Up All Night—Recipe courtesy of Lauren Schell Little Branch, NYC 1 1/2 oz Reyka Vodka 1/2 oz Rosemary Infused Cognac 3/4 oz Lemon Juice 1/2 oz Cane Syrup Barspoon Solerno Directions: Whip and strain into iced Collins glass. Top with soda water. Garnish with large rosemary sprig.
Army of Me—Recipe courtesy of Gerry Corcoran Gwynnett St., Brooklyn 2 oz Reyka Vodka 1/2 oz Lillet Blanc 3/4 oz 1:1 Honey Syrup 3/4 oz Lemon Juice 5-6 Fresh Lemon Verbena Leaves Directions: Shake and strain into ice filled rocks glass. Grate fresh cinnamon on top. Garnish with two Lemon Verbena leaves.
Steam 75—Recipe courtesy of John deBary PDT, NYC 1 1/2 oz Reyka Vodka 3/4 oz AITA Rhubarb 3/4 oz Lime Juice 1/2 oz Boiron Strawberry Puree Directions: Shake and strain into chilled coupe. Top with 1 oz brut champagne. Garnish with sprigs of lavender.
New Maid—Recipe courtesy of Theo Lieberman Milk & Honey, NYC 2 oz Reyka Vodka 3/4 oz Simple Syrup 1 oz Lime 3 slices of cucumber Small handful of mint Directions: Add all ingredients to shaker and muddle cucumber and mint. Shake and strain into ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with a mint sprig that is poked through 3 slices of cucumber.