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Ingredients:

Make Strawberry Gin:
  • 2 pints - Strawberries, topped and halved
  • - 750 Milliliters London Dry Gin
  • Make Cocktail:
  • 1 3/4 ounces - Strawberry Gin
  • 1 3/4 ounces - Punt e Mes Vermouth
  • 1 ounces - Orange Curacao
  • 1/2 ounces - Lillet Rouge
  • 2 drops - Angostura Bitters
  • 12 ounces - Ginger Ale
  • 3 slices - Cucumber, garnish
  • 3 - Strawberries, halved
  • 3 sprigs - Mint
  • Directions:

    Make strawberry gin:
    Combine 2 pints strawberries, topped and halved, and 750 milliliters London dry gin. Let infuse 24 hours. Strain, discarding strawberries.

    Make Cocktail:
    Combine 1¾ ounces strawberry gin, 1¾ ounces Punt e Mes vermouth, 1 ounce orange Curaçao, ½ ounce Lillet Rouge and 2 drops Angostura bitters. Stir gently. Fill three highball glasses ¾ full with ice and divide gin mixture among glasses. Top each with 4 ounces ginger ale. Garnish with cucumber slices, halved strawberries and sprigs of mint.

    Brief Description

    Refreshing update on beloved British summer cocktail

    Main Ingredient:

    Gin

    Category:  Alcoholic

    Cuisine:  English

    Prep Time: 10 min

    Source

    WSJ Off Duty, 7/27/2013, by Elizabeth Gunnison Dunn, adapted from Hawksmoor, London

    Posted By:

    wsjrecipes

    Posted On:

    July 27, 2013

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