1 1⁄4 oz Gin
1⁄2 oz Aperol
1⁄2 oz Aromatized wine, Lillet Blanc
3⁄4 oz Plain shrub (Strawberry, rhubarb and sage infused, see notes)
1⁄2 oz Lemon juice
1 lf Sage (Large, garnish)
1 ds Peychaud's Bitters (Optional)

Shake, strain, chilled coupe or cocktail glass. Top with soda water and garnish.


To make the sage shrub syrup, combine 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar with 1/2 cup champagne vinegar in a sauce over medium high heat with 1 pint of chopped strawberries and 1 cup chopped rhubarb. Add 15 leaves of fresh sage and simmer till sugar is dissolved and slightly thickend, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and cool. Fine strain, bottle and refrigerate for up to a month.

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