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
of Hum Botanical spirits.
Seger shared Lady O's cocktail menu, pictured,
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!
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 Mule
1 1/2 ounces hum
1 1/2 ounces ginger syrup
Wedge of lime squeezed
Build 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!
Photo/Video credit: Getty Images; Adam Seger, Chicagoist