Cook's Note: Honey simple syrup
is made by heating 3 parts honey
with 1 part water until the honey is dissolved.
the lemon pieces in a cocktail
shaker using a muddler until broken down and the juice is released. Add the gin
, honey simple syrup and salt and fill with ice. Cover and shake vigorously until very cold.
Rub the rim of a champagne coupe
(short-stemmed "bowl" champagne
glass) or martini
glass with the lemon wedge and coat it with ground long pepper, shaking off the excess. Strain
the drink into the rimmed glass and sprinkle the peppercorns
over the top. Serve immediately.