Gin Sangaree (Sangre)

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Discerning Drinkers (10 ratings)

Serve in a

Flute glass

Garnish:

Dust with freshly grated nutmeg

How to make:

SHAKE gin and sugar with ice and strain into chilled glass. Lastly POUR the port wine which will sink through drink and mix, leaving a thin clear layer at the top.

2 fl oz Hayman's Old Tom Gin
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
1 fl oz Tawny port
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Review:

Either drink through the layers or stir before consuming. Fabulously old-school in style, this sweetened port and old tom gin drink resembles chilled mulled wine.

History:

The Sangaree takes its name from the Spanish word for blood, Sangre. The drink's origins date back to the early 1700s and it first appears in writing in a 1736 issue of the British Gentleman's Magazine, "... a punch seller in the Strand had devised a new punch made of strong Madeira wine and called Sangre".

Nutrition:

One serving of Gin Sangaree (Sangre) contains 198 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.8 standard drinks
  • 25.51% alc./vol. (51.02° proof)
  • 24.9 grams of pure alcohol
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