1 1⁄2 oz Gin, St. George Terroir
1⁄4 oz Cynar
1⁄4 oz Meyer lemon juice
1⁄4 oz Honey syrup (Infused with rosemary & sage)
Instructions

Mix the first six ingredients in a pint glass. Add ice. Stir 30 seconds & strain into a chilled rocks glass. Add a large ice cube. Finish with a grapefruit twist.
Alternatively, strain into a chilled coupe (pictured).

Notes

Initial citrus blast, followed by the piney, aromatic flavors from the Terroir, moving into a light bitterness from the Cynar & Meyer lemon, then finishing with the honey. Complex but smooth.

Note that you could substitute Vya Whisper Dry for the Dolin, or orange bitters for the grapefruit.

History

First served on 2/28/2015 at the birthday and retirement party of a friend's mother in the eastern shadow of Mt. Diablo.

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Q Williams
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Q Williams, Walnut Creek, CA (USA)
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2015
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  • Perfect amount of spice, sweetness, and bitter — ★★★★★
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