A Cherry Blossom Cloud Garnish Makes It Rain in This Vodka Cocktail

At The Botanist in Vancouver’s Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel, beverage director Grant Sceney makes it rain, literally, over a cocktail glass. 

The inspiration for his Raincouver started with a conversation with his mother. She asked him to describe Vancouver and his response: “It’s artsy and sophisticated, but you know what, it rains a lot here.” 

As a botany-leaning bartender, he started mulling how he...