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Slavic Goddess of Moisture Mokosh Drink

Mokosh Cocktail

A cucumber, dill, poppy seed, and apple vodka cocktail inspired by the goddess Mokosh, the Slavic Goddess of Moisture. Using traditional Slavic ingredients, that are also astrologically associated with the element of water, this refreshing, rejuvenating herbal cocktail is the perfect way for the Slavic kitchen witch to moisten her palate with energies of youth, abundance, and peace!


  • 2 slices cucumber
  • 1 pinch fresh dill
  • 1 ounce poppy seed honey syrup* see details in instructions
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce apple brandy
  • 1.5 ounce vodka
  • 1/4 ounce red wine (optional)


  • To make poppy seed honey, pour 1/2 cup of hot water over 1/2 tablespoon of poppy seeds. Let steep, then stir in 1/2 cup honey until mixed. Let infused for an extra 24 hours if desired, then strain, or use once cooled.
  • Place cucumber, dill, and poppy seed honey in cocktail shaker. Muddle the cucumber and dill into the syrup, so that they express their flavors better in the drink.
  • Add in lemon, apply brandy, vodka and ice. Shake well
  • Double strain into coupe glass, and if desired, float a small amount of red wine. 
  • Garnish with cucumber and dill for peaceful aromas to greet the nose upon sipping. 
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