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Cielo Verde

The Cielo Verde is a refreshing and herbaceous cocktail made with cilantro-infused Maumee Moonshine, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup. The bright flavors of the cilantro and lime are balanced by the sweetness of the syrup, making this a perfect drink for warm weather or any occasion.

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  • 2 oz cilantro-infused Maumee Moonshine*
  • 3/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup

Cilantro-Infused Maumee Moonshine

  • 1 cup Maumee Moonshine
  • 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves

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  1. To make the cilantro-infused Maumee Moonshine, add the moonshine and cilantro leaves to a jar with a tight-fitting lid.
  2. Shake the jar to combine the ingredients, then let it sit at room temperature for 1-2 days, or until the moonshine has taken on the flavor of the cilantro.
  3. Strain the mixture through a fine-mesh strainer to remove the cilantro leaves, and discard them.
  4. To make the cocktail, add all ingredients to a shaker filled with ice.
  5. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds to chill and combine the ingredients.
  6. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
  7. Garnish with a sprig of cilantro or a lime wheel (optional).
  8. Enjoy!