3⁄4 oz Gin, Beefeater
3⁄4 oz Aquavit, Tattersall
3⁄4 oz Simple syrup (spruce-needle infused; see Notes)
1⁄4 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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Craig Eliason
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Craig Eliason, Saint Paul, Minnesota (USA)
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