Beverage Recipes > Melissa Cocktail

How to make Melissa cocktail:
Melissa is the Latin name for lemon balm, which adds a spicy lemon flavor to this cocktail.





Ingredients

1 cup lemon balm leaves, washed and bruised
1 bottle white wine
lemon
measure of vermouth
(see measure conversions for more information)

Method

- Put the lemon balm and wine into a jug and leave in the fridge for 4 hours.
- Strain.
- Put 1 measure of vermouth into a glass and top up with the wine.
- Add ice and lemon.