Lilac

strong enough for a man....sophisticated enough for a woman
1 oz Gin, Hendrick's
23 oz Lillet Blanc
1 t Elderflower liqueur, St. Germain
Instructions
Shake on ice, strain in snifter.
Notes
Optional Luxardo and/or a dash of bitters of choice - this would make it a Dirty Lilac. Enjoy slowly until it comes back up in temperature for the full taste/smell experience.
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1 Comment

A fine alternative to a

A fine alternative to a generic martini... It tastes lighter and has a nice little bit of nuance to it. I'm very surprised that the St. Germain shines through as much as it does (it's still very mild, but a welcome addition). I'll eventually try to add some Luxardo though I have a feeling that it may overpower the drink... anyways, all in all very nice!