Winter is Coming

Winter is Coming

October 29, 2020

Winter is Coming felt like the perfect blend of a cocktail that is focused on the seasonal transition. Easy to enjoy with some warm weather remaining or fully settled into the winter vibe. This is a nice spin off of a traditional sour or smash, the St. Germaine adds that perfect amount of sweetness but also adding a little complexity. Winter is Coming is a very well balanced Shrubbie that will have you reminiscing about the previous seasons or looking forward to the next.


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RECIPE

Winter is Coming


Ready in 3 minutes

Serves 1 drink


Ingredients

  • 1 ½ oz Gin
  • ½ oz Blueberry Lemon Shrub
  • ½ oz St. Germaine
  • 6 Blueberries
  • 1 tsp Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • Optional Lemon Peel for Garnish

Preparation

  1. Muddle the blueberries in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add all of the liquid ingredients into the cocktail shaker. 
  3. Put ice into the cocktail shaker and shake until very chilled.
  4. Strain into a rocks glass over one large ice cube(or 5-10 small ones).
  5. Spritz lemon zest onto the top of the drink and wipe around the outside of the rim. Toss the lemon zest into the drink
  6. Take a step back and admire the simple beauty of a perfect Shrubbie!!
  7. Enjoy the crap out of it.

Tips

You could add some muddled mint(6 leaves) or rosemary(1 sprig) for a really festive flare on this drink.



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