Pining for the Fjords

34 oz Gin, Beefeater
34 oz Aquavit, Tattersall
34 oz Grapefruit juice
34 oz Simple syrup (spruce-needle infused; see Notes)
14 oz Lime juice
1 rinse Amère Sauvage
1 twst Grapefruit peel (as garnish)
Rinse a chilled coupe with Amère Sauvage (or your favorite gentian liqueur). Shake other ingredients and strain into prepared glass. Garnish.
To make spruce syrup: Combine 1/2 c. spruce tree needles with 1 c. water and 1 c. sugar. Bring to a boil, remove from heat, and let steep for a few hours. Strain through cheesecloth.
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