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Compiled Recipe – The 3G Cocktail

The 3G Cocktail

Ingredients:
* 1 ½ oz. gin
* 1 oz. St. Germain (or other elderflower liqueur)
* ½ oz. ginger liquor
* ¼ oz. absinthe (or enough to rinse the cocktail glass)
* ice
* dill sprig (optional)

Preparations:
1) Fill a cocktail glass with ice and set aside.

2) Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add gin, St. Germain, and Domaine de Canton to the shaker, replace lid and shake until chilled.

3) Discard ice from cocktail glass and add Absinthe.

4) Swirl Absinthe in the cocktail glass, coating the inside with the ‘wash’ and discard remaining Absinthe.

5) Strain cocktail from shaker into chilled and Absinthe washed glass.

6) Garnish with a dill sprig if desired.

 

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Compiled Recipe – Aviation Cocktail

Aviation Cocktail

Ingredients:
* 1 ½ oz. gin (use g’vine floraison gin)
* ¾ oz. maraschino liquor
* ½ oz. fresh lemon juice (or Limoncello)
* ¼ oz. crème de violette
* maraschino cherry for garnish (optional)

Preparation:
* Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice and creme de violette. Shake until chilled. Strain into cocktail glass and garnish with cherry. Enjoy!

 

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Compiled Recipe – Earl Grey French 75

Earl Grey French 75

Ingredients:

(Earl-Grey infused gin)
* ½ cup gin (use Hendrick’s)
* 2 tea bags Earl Grey tea

(Honey simple syrup)
* 3 tbsp. honey
* 3 tbsp. water

(Per cocktail)
* 1 ounce Earl Grey infused gin
* ¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
* ½ ounce honey simple syrup
* Dry Champagne or Prosecco, for topping off the drink (a few ounces per drink)
* twist of lemon (as garnish)

Preparations:
1) To make the infused gin: Measure out the gin and submerge tea bags in the liquid. Cover the gin and let it seep for 1 hour. Then remove the tea bags, squeezing absorbed gin into the mixture before discarding the bags.

2) To make the honey simple syrup: In a tiny saucepan on the stove, combine honey and water. Warm over medium heat, whisking occasionally, just until the honey has melted into the water. Remove from heat.

3) To make a cocktail (you can make multiple drinks at once): Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Pour in Earl Grey-infused gin, lemon juice and simple syrup in the proportions listed above. Securely fasten the cap on the shaker and shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain the liquid into Champagne glasses and top with Champagne. Garnish with a twist of lemon.

Note: Recipe inspired by Cafe Flora in Seattle.

 

 

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Blushing Kiss Martini

Blushing Kiss Martini

Ingredients:
* 2 parts Gin
* 1 part St. Germain
* 1 part grapefruit juice
* grapefruit wedge
* 1 sprig of thyme

Preparation:
* Shake all ingredients with ice and pour through a fine strainer into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with grapefruit wedge and thyme sprig into glass. **Optional:  Rim glass with grapefruit wedge and stir drink with thyme for an extra kick.