Oprah Winfrey doesn’t do anything without putting her special touch on it. She named her new network OWN for Christ’s sake.
So, when it came to partying down after shooting her final episode with her long list of celeb guests, Oprah had several new drinks created for the party by mixologist Adam Seger of Hum Botanical spirits.
Seger shared Lady O’s cocktail menu, pictured, with the Chicagoist which included fun cocktail names, including our favorite, “Crazy A** Sangria.” Keep it real, O!
The drinks required about 18,000 fruit “caviar pearls,” edible flowers and rose petals, pluots (which are plum-apricot hybrids), dragon fruit, and other ingredients we don’t have in our pantry. Only the most obscure for Oprah!
When Zap2it caught up with her in January, we asked her for the deets on her signature drink, the Moscow Mule. So, it doesn’t surprise us that she had that cocktail dressed up for the finale party and renamed the Magenta Mule.
Seger provided a version of the Magenta Mule that can be done at home:
The Magenta Mule1 1/2 ounces hum1 1/2 ounces ginger syrupWedge of lime squeezedBuild in a tall glass with ice and top with Perrier. Then “garnish to your heart’s content,” Seger says. (His version was dressed with cucumber, freeze-dried pomegranate seeds, slapped Thai basil and Farmer Lee Jones handpicked edible purple flowers.) You may substitute ginger syrup and Perrier for ginger ale or ginger syrup alone.
Try it and let us know if you feel like launching a network!