Recipe courtesy of Dave Whitton

Usha

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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Ingredients

2 ounces Plymouth gin

3/4 ounce cranberry juice

3/4 ounce Brown Sugar Syrup, recipe follows

3/4 ounce earthy cabernet wine

1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

1 drop lavender bitters

Ice, for shaking

1 piece grapefruit peel, for garnish

Brown Sugar Syrup:

1 cup brown sugar

Directions

  1. Combine the gin, cranberry juice, Brown Sugar Syrup, wine, lime juice and bitters in a metal cocktail shaker and top with ice. Shake vigorously, and then strain into a chilled coupe glass. Over the coupe glass, spritz the peel in front of a lit match to flame. Slide the flamed peel into the drink to garnish.

Brown Sugar Syrup:

  1. In small skillet, bring the sugar and 1/2 cup water to a boil. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature before bottling for later use.

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