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5 foraged cocktail recipes

By: Enrique Gili on Oct. 5, 2011, 5:03 p.m.

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A sip of nature

You don't need to get all Rambo'd out to do a little hunter-gathering. Herbs and plants growing inside of city limits are wonderfully complementary, if not essential, to the creation of your favorite cocktail. What better way to get a sense of place than imbibing wild edibles colonizing overgrown 
neighborhood yards, alleyways and unruly urban parks? A little bit of foresight and some basic common sense are all that’s needed to find fresh ingredients. Sip on these five distinct botanical cocktails to hone your instincts.