Celery Tonic

Celery Tonic
This vibrantly-hued cocktail comes to us from Northern Spy Food Co. in Manhattan—fresh celery juice adds an earthy, bright flavor to Cocchi Americano and dry vermouth. See the recipe for Celery Tonic »Laura Sant

This vibrantly-hued cocktail comes to us from Northern Spy Food Co. in Manhattan—fresh celery juice adds an earthy, bright flavor to Cocchi Americano and dry vermouth.

Celery Tonic
A light drink featuring fresh celery juice is perfect for summer.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 12 oz. Cocchi Americano
  • 1 12 oz. dry vermouth, preferably Dolin
  • 1 oz. fresh celery juice*
  • 14 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz. club soda
  • Lemon twist, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Stir Cocchi Americano, vermouth, celery, and lemon juices in an old fashioned glass filled with ice; top with club soda and garnish with lemon twist.
  2. *To juice celery, use an electric juicer and follow manufacturer's instructions or purée roughly chopped celery stalks in a food processor until smooth. Pour over a cheesecloth-lined sieve set over a bowl; press on solids until all the juice is drained. Combine lemon and celery juices immediately to prevent browning.