Mandarin Cranberry Finley Fizz
Request: ‘Original cocktail with Finley made with vodka and cranberry and mandarin
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**Description:** The Mandarin Cranberry Finley Fizz is a vibrant, refreshing cocktail that perfectly balances the tartness of cranberry with the sweet, citrusy notes of mandarin oranges. This sparkling concoction is a celebration in a glass, ideal for festive occasions or when you're in the mood for something light and invigorating. The addition of vodka provides a smooth base that carries the fruit flavors beautifully, while a hint of herbal complexity hints at the underlying sophistication of the drink. **Ingredients:** - 2 oz Premium Vodka - 1 oz Fresh Mandarin Orange Juice - 1 oz Cranberry Juice (100% juice for better quality) - 0.5 oz Simple Syrup (adjust based on sweetness of the mandarin) - 0.5 oz Fresh Lime Juice - 2-3 Fresh Mint Leaves (plus more for garnish) - Club Soda or Sparkling Water (to top up) - Ice Cubes **Garnish:** - Thin Wheel of Mandarin Orange - Sprig of Fresh Mint - Cranberries (optional for a festive touch) **Glass:** - Highball Glass **Instructions:** 1. In a shaker, gently muddle the mint leaves with simple syrup to release their aroma. 2. Add the vodka, fresh mandarin orange juice, cranberry juice, and lime juice to the shaker. 3. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake vigorously until well chilled. 4. Strain the mixture into a highball glass filled with ice. 5. Top up the drink with club soda or sparkling water for a refreshing fizz. 6. Stir gently to combine the flavors. 7. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint, a thin wheel of mandarin orange, and a few cranberries if available. 8. Serve immediately and enjoy the effervescent mingling of mandarin and cranberry in