Serve in aCoupe glass
Luxardo Maraschino cherry
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/2 fl oz||Hayman's Old Tom Gin|
|2/3 fl oz||Luxardo Apricot Albicocca Liqueur|
|1/4 fl oz||Peachtree peach schnapps|
|1/2 fl oz||Lime juice (freshly squeezed)|
|1/6 fl oz||Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)|
|2 dash||Peychaud's or other Creole-style bitters|
|2 drop||Saline solution 4:1 (20g sea salt to 80g water)|
|1/4 fl oz||Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)|
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This follows the classic gin and sour lime sweetened and flavoured by apricot brandy but with extra-fruity freshness courtesy of a splash of peach schnapps. Generous use of bitters keeps that fruitiness in check.
A riff on the classic Pendennis cocktail by yours truly in July 2020.