If you are an aspiring mixologist who is getting a bit tired of simple syrup, standard bitters and lime wedges, we totally feel you. Thankfully, there are literally dozens of unusual cocktail ingredients to fit every type of alcohol and every set of taste buds. Here are 15 of our favorite unique cocktails ingredients, from vinegars to squid ink: https://feastshare.com
If you want to branch out into using vegetable juices in cocktails, but beet juice is a little too out there for you, carrot juice might be a good introductory step. Carrot juice has a milder but still fresh flavor and lends a fun orange color to any cocktails you mix it into. It makes a great addition to a wide range of cocktails such as margarites, bloody marys and more.
Matcha has been in the culinary spotlight in the past few years, and we are not mad about it. While the powder is traditionally served as a non-alcoholic tea, it can also be a fun addition to alcoholic drinks such as mint juleps and white russians. It adds a mellow grassy flavor and a fun green color to drinks, all without added dyes or food coloring.