3 Sustainable Cocktail Recipes to Help You Reduce Waste

By: Jacqui Denker | Teresa Strasser Posted: 10:14 AM, Feb 4, 2019 Updated: 12:29 PM, Feb 5, 2019

Get your glass ready, ‘cause bartender Tyler Zhorne from The White Rabbit bar is pourin’ up three sustainable cocktails made with leftover ingredients that otherwise would be tossed in the trash.


1. Violet Cosmo

We’re starting with the Violet Cosmo.




2 oz. citrus peel infused vodka

¼ oz. creme de violet

1 oz. cranberry

¼ oz. lime

½ oz. simple




Stir and strain into a Nick and Nora glass.


2. Pineapple Kokomo

Our next sustainable sipper is the Pineapple Kokomo.




1 oz. Pineapple Rum

1 oz. White Rum

1 oz. Pineapple Juice

.5 Lime Juice

.5 Grapefruit Juice

.5 Orgeat

.5 House Made Falernum




Shake and strain into a Collins glass rimmed with pineapple skin and garnish with pineapple leaves.


3. Limoncello Cucumber Refresher

Our final waste-saving cocktail is the Limoncello Cucumber Refresher.




1 oz. Cucumber Infused Vodka

1 oz. Homemade Limoncello

.75 simple syrup

Mint Leaves




Combined ingredients then top with soda.


Now you’ve got three ways to say cheers! to sustainable cocktails.