Verdigris

Verdigris 1.5 oz gin [I used Green Hat Classic Gin.] 1.0 oz Green Chartreuse 0.5 oz Raw Lime Cordial [Requires 24 hours lead time.] Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. No garnish. Spring is upon us and summer is nipping at its heels. Perhaps that’s why I’ve got green on the brain…

Chive Blossom Gibson

Chive Blossom Gibson Recipe 2 oz gin (I used Green Hat Spring/Summer Distilled Gin) .5 oz chive flower-infused Dolin Dry Vermouth 1/4 tsp rice vinegar Stir with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with two 3″ lengths of chive It’s hard to believe it’s Memorial Day weekend. It seems like just last…

Rhubarb Gimlet

Rhubarb Gimlet Recipe: 2 oz. london dry gin [I recommend Jensen’s Bermondsey Dry Gin] .75 oz. rhubarb purée .5 oz freshly squeezed lime juice Shake with ice and strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a lime wheel and a strip of candied rhubarb. A few years ago, I paid a spring visit to friend…

Royal Street in Bloom

Royal Street in Bloom Recipe: 1 oz gin [I used Green Hat’s Spring/Summer  yellow label] 1.5 oz Lillet Blanc Juice of one satsuma [or half of a juicing orange], strained 1 drop of osmanthus extract [or 1 spritz from an atomizer] Spritz coupe with osmanthus extract or place one drop in the glass, then add…