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Recipes Tagged with “gin”

Attention

cocktails gin violette

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. gin
  • ¼ oz. dry vermouth
  • ¼ oz. créme de violette
  • ¼ oz. absinthe or absinthe substitute
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • Lemon twist

Preparation

Combine ingredients in a mixing glass, fill with cracked ice, stir briskly for 30 seconds, strain into a chilled glass and garnish.


Moonlight Cocktail

cocktails gin violette

Ingredients

  • 1 1⁄2 oz Gin
  • 1⁄2 oz Triple sec, Cointreau
  • 1⁄2 oz Crème de Violette
  • 1⁄2 oz Lime juice

Preparation

Shake ingredients over ice, strain into a cocktail glass.


Aviation

cocktails gin violette

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1/4 ounce maraschino liqueur (preferably Luxardo)
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice
  • 1/4 ounce crème de violette (or 1/4 ounce simple syrup)
  • Garnish: brandied cherry (preferably Luxardo)

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker, shake with ice. Strain into cocktail or coupe glass, garnish with cherry.


Blue Moon

cocktails gin violette

Ingredients

  • 2 oz gin
  • 1/2 oz creme de violette
  • 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
  • lemon twist

Preparation

Combine all ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake, strain into a coupe or martini glass, garnish with lemon twist.


Corpse Reviver No. 2

cocktails gin lemon

Ingredients

  • ¾ oz. dry gin
  • ¾ oz. Cointreau
  • ¾ oz. Cocchi Americano
  • ¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
  • Scant teaspoon absinthe

Preparation

Chill a coupe glass, and evenly coat the inside with absinthe. Shake remaining ingredients with ice. Strain into coupe.

The New York Times


English Bloodhound

cocktails campari gin

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1/2 ounce Campari
  • 1 1/2 ounces pink grapefruit juice

Preparation

In a shaker or large glass, combine ingredients and stir well to combine. Strain into a cocktail coupe or over ice in a cocktail glass. Garnish with a bit of peel or a cherry or nothing at all.

Running with Tweezers


Negroni

cocktails campari gin

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce Campari (Gran Glassico Bitter can also be used)
  • 1 ounce sweet vermouth, such as Carpano
  • Orange twist, for garnish

Preparation

Place a cocktail or Old Fashioned glass in the freezer to chill.

Combine the gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth in a cocktail shaker and fill it halfway with ice. Stir until the outside of the shaker is frosted. If you’re using an Old Fashioned glass, add ice cubes to it. Strain the drink into the chilled cocktail or Old Fashioned glass. Garnish with the orange twist.

Chow


Zombie

cocktails gin lillet

The Corpse Reviver #2, tweaked by yours truly.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. gin (pref. citrusy, like Plymouth or Bluecoat)
  • 1 oz. Lillet blanc
  • 3/4 oz. lemon juice
  • dash bitters

Preparation

Shake with ice, strain into a martini glass, serve with a lemon wheel.

Charles Pence


French 75

cocktails champagne gin

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. gin
  • 1/2 tbsp. simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz. lemon juice
  • champagne

Preparation

Mix the first three ingredients (or shake with ice), pour into champagne flute. Top with champagne.

Esquire


Fascinator

cocktails gin

Ingredients

  • 2 dashes absinthe
  • 1 ounce dry vermouth
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 mint leaf

Preparation

Shake liquid ingredients well with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with mint leaf.

Rosie Schapp, New York Times