Bluewater Organic Distilling’s
The Salish Sea
Ingredients: Bluewater Vodka, housemade elderflower,
lime juice, simple syrup, cardamom bitters, basil leaf | $11
Bluewater Organic Distilling’s tasting room
and cocktail bar offers refreshing libations to
both seafaring adventurers and landlubbers. It is a prime
spot to observe the hustle and bustle at the Port of Everett
Marina — the largest public marina on the West Coast.
You’ll find lots of sun and a lively crowd if you’re lucky
enough to snag a seat on the patio. This summer, we suggest
trying The Salish Sea, one of Bluewater’s newest
Created by John Lundin, distiller and co-owner, the
cocktail is a tribute to the distillery’s waterfront location,
named in recognition of the network of waterways that
stretches from the Puget Sound to the Georgia Strait and
the Coast Salish peoples who first navigated them.
Lundin said, “We wanted to play with floral elements
and fresh basil in a new cocktail, and set
about searching for ideas. Creating the elderflower
liqueur in-house became the impetus for developing
the drink, and the addition of cardamom bitters provided
an incredible complement to the
The result is a cool, light, and refreshing cocktail
that is complex without being overly complicated.
A fresh basil leaf for garnish adds an aroma that
is just right for summer.
1205 Craftsman Way, Ste. 109, Everett