Citrus Herbal Collins

Citrus Herbal Collins

Garnish: Lemongrass and lime wheel
Glassware: Highball
Method: Shake all the ingredients except the soda. Double strain over ice-filled glass. Top up with club soda.

50ml Ramsbury Single Estate Gin
25ml Fresh lime juice
25ml Citrus cordial
80ml Club soda

Citrus cordial ingredients:
2 sticks of lemongrass , 5 leaves of kaffir lime , 20 coriander seeds. Peel from 2 bergamot oranges. Peel from 2 lime fruits. 500ml still water 500ml granulated white sugar.

Citrus cordial method:
Mix half a litre of water and half a litre of white granulated sugar in a vacuum plastic bag. Add the lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, crushed coriander seeds and the peel from bergamot oranges and lime. Seal the bag and let it soak in a water bath at 64°C for 12 hours. Strain and bottle.

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