Mixologists Rachel Kling and Sophie Szych created the “Mist of the Abyss” for ARTINI, which has top area mixologists compete to mix the best martini. As part of the competition, the “artinis” must be inspired by works in the Corcoran’s collection. Kling and Szych chose Frederic Edwin Church’s Niagara because they loved the deep emerald of the water as well as the frothy and foamy texture.Why “Mist of the Abyss”? The name refers to the board that gives tours at the bottom of the falls (named Maid of the Mist). The drink also incorporated a mist of Homericon, a liquor made from the resin of the mastic trees in Greece, as a garnish. Now, make it at home!
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The Mist of the Abyss
1 oz. Purgatory Hemp Vodka
.5 oz. dry vermouth
3 oz. sorbet (tarragon, cucumber, mint and pear)
Meyer lemon foam
Combine the vodka, dry vermouth, and sorbet in shaker, shake gently. In a coupe, add the lemon foam and lay the sorbet mixture on top. Spritz with Homericon mist. Enjoy.
Tricia is a native Washingtonian, born and raised in Columbia Heights. She loves DC so much that she was only able to leave the city for one year after college and immediately came running back. She’s lived in Navy Yard for the last few years and is excited to see all the new restaurants finally moving into the neighborhood. Tricia works in PR during the day, and spends her nights trying out new restaurants in DC with friends or watching The Good Wife, Scandal, Bones and Grey’s Anatomy. A couple of years ago Tricia decided to eat at all of the 100 Very Best Restaurants until she realized she would be old and broke by the time she finished. Unfortunately, part of that fate might still come true due to her obsession with Uber.