1 oz Gin, Hendrick's
2⁄3 oz Aromatized wine, Lillet Blanc

Shake on ice, strain in snifter.


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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J., 'Bar, One, Too', Virginia
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  • Similar to Elder Fashion
  • Gin- sweet
  • Grapefruit bitters help
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exokan commented on 3/26/2013:

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!