Cocktail ‘Fever’

‘SIP This’ Gin.PHOTO: SUPPLIED
‘SIP This’ Gin.PHOTO: SUPPLIED

‘SIP This’

Ingredients

• 50ml Hope African Botanical Gin

• 25ml Cointreau or Triple Sec

• 25ml Caperitif

• 10ml Campari

• 20ml sugar syrup

• (Optional – absinthe mist)

• Garnish

• Toasted star anise

To make a sugar syrup – plain or infused:

Ingredients

• 100ml sugar

• 100ml water

[for infused syrup use eight sprigs of fresh thyme / rosemary / other to infuse]

Method

Put the sugar and water into a small pot on the stove and stir over a medium heat until the sugar is dissolved.

Remove from the heat, add the fresh sprigs and steep for 15 minutes.

Strain into a clean, airtight container.

Preparation for cocktail

Add all the above to a cocktail shaker and shake on ice. Fine strain into a large coupe or a tumbler.

Optional: mist it lightly with some absinthe.

— Hope Distillery.

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