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Here’s a trend we’re happy to jump on board with: vegetable-based cocktails. Here are more ideas for how to green your cocktail, and a recipe for one of our favorites.

The Green Giant

Serves 1


4 sugar snap peas, plus more for garnish

1 sprig tarragon

¾ ounce simple syrup

2 ounces Old Tom gin (preferably Haymans)

¾ ounce lemon juice

½ ounce dry vermouth


Muddle 4 sugar snap peas and 10-12 tarragon leaves in simple syrup. Add remaining ingredients, shake with ice and strain into a rocks glass over crushed ice. Garnish with two sugar snap peas. 

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