National Martini Day with Purity Vodka

Happy Monday, everyone! Did you know that today is National Martini Day? What better way to kick off the week?!

To celebrate, I decided to shake up  a delicious, IG-worthy martini. With some help from Purity Vodka and Food & Wine, I present to you the most coveted It-Drink of the season, the Darling Rose Martini! 🍸

This martini was inspired by current obsession with floral accents. I’ve been using a lot of rose-based products lately, so I wanted to take a go at crafting a rose-infused martini! The result was a super smooth, aromatic sweet drink. I think I found a new favorite!

The Darling Rose Martini Recipe


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 3 1/2 cups Purity Vodka
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon rose water
  • Ice cubes
  • 24 edible rose petals
  • Total Time:
  • Servings: makes 8 drinks


    1. In a small saucepan, combine the water and sugar and bring to a boil. Simmer over low heat, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Let cool, then stir in the vodka, lemon juice and rose water.
    2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add one-fourth of the martini mixture and shake. Strain into 2 martini glasses, garnish with rose petals and serve. Repeat to make the remaining martinis.







*This post was sponsored by Purity Vodka. The content above is intended for readers who are 21 or older. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

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    • Alexandra
      June 22, 2017 / 5:55 pm

      Thanks, Mary! I had lot’s of fun making it 🙂

  1. June 21, 2017 / 1:55 am

    This looks amazing – making it ASAP. Super cute bar cart too!

    P.S. love your site!

    • Alexandra
      June 22, 2017 / 5:56 pm

      Thanks, Lauren!!

  2. June 21, 2017 / 9:41 am

    Wow, there is a day for everything. I have never heard of this brand. Rose water, sounds interesting. Might have to give this a try.

    • Alexandra
      June 22, 2017 / 5:55 pm

      Hahaha I was just thinking that the other day! All these holidays… who comes up with these?!

  3. June 21, 2017 / 1:01 pm

    This is a day I need to start celebrating! Where did you get your edible roses from?

    • Alexandra
      June 22, 2017 / 5:57 pm

      I got them from Amazon! Essentially are roses are edible though right? So I’m sure you’d be fine with store-bought flowers if you gave the petals a good wash!

  4. June 21, 2017 / 3:57 pm

    I’ve never heard of purity but am so intrigued. This cocktail sounds insane. yummmm

    • Alexandra
      June 22, 2017 / 5:58 pm

      Purity is awesome! And the rose oil really masked the strength of the vodka itself.

  5. June 21, 2017 / 9:47 pm

    Sounds delicious! Perfect for summer parties. By the way, love your cute straws.

    • Alexandra
      June 22, 2017 / 5:58 pm

      Thanks, Maya!

  6. June 22, 2017 / 8:52 pm

    oohhhh i can’t wait to try! love the addition of rose water!

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