Pink Sprig

34 oz Gin
34 oz Aquavit
12 oz Campari
12 oz Grapefruit juice (ruby red)
12 oz Lemon juice
14 oz Rich simple syrup 2:1 (grapefruit and bay-leaf infused; see notes)
1 sli Lemon (as garnish)
Shake; double-strain; up; garnish with lemon slice and optional star anise.
Syrup recipe from Ryan Cheityawardana: Bring one part water to rolling boil. Stir in two parts sugar until mixed. Add a bay leaf and swath of grapefruit peel with rind removed, and keep stirring until dissolved, ~3 minutes. Let cool and strain.
Made for the MasterClass Holiday Cocktail Contest.
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