Consisting of vodka, honey syrup and fresh lemon juice, it’s dumped into a large rocks glass and topped with a small pink and yellow flower bud. And that’s where things get interesting.
What is the flower drink?
The drink is sprightly concoction of Herradura Blanco tequila, yuzu, kalamansi, ginger and lemon verbena. But the head turner here is the finishing touch. The Verbena’s garnish is a small Szechuan flower, or a “buzz button,” which when eaten, numbs the tongue and then puts your tastebuds on overdrive.
What is the flower that makes your mouth numb?
What is it? The Sichuan button is a small, yellow flower bud that, when eaten, creates a strong tingling sensation in the mouth — not unlike biting down on an iPhone — and a sudden increase in salivation.
What drink is Denver known for?
He opened it in 1988. Denver is one of the top cities in the United States for craft breweries per capita. The Great American Beer Festival, held every fall in Denver and the largest festival of its kind, gives patrons access to more than 3,200 beers from more than 800 breweries from across the country.
What is a buzz flower?
Background. The term buzz button refers to the flower of the Acmella oleracea (A. oleracea) plant, an herb that grows throughout the tropics and in many temperate zones and is used in cooking and traditional medicine and as an ornamental plant. A. Oleracea has many common names.
Whole Buzz Button™ flowers should be used immediately for the best quality and flower and will keep 2 to 4 days when stored in a sealed container in the refrigerator.