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Spring Gin and Tonic

from Kellyn

Beautiful Booze is my first stop when looking for a festive and delicious cocktail. They never fail to provide fun new recipes for us “cocktail enthusiasts” to try! I stumbled upon this spring-inspired beverage and just had to share. A few items and a little time are all that stands between you and the perfect springtime refreshment. Enjoy!

Spring Gin & Tonic:

  • 2-3 ounces of Seattle Cider Company Gin Botanical Cider
  • 1.5 ounces of gin
  • 1.5 ounces of tonic
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 2 tablespoons of rhubarb syrup (see recipe below)
  • Garnish: paper umbrella

Instructions:

In a large glass combine gin, rhubarb syrup, and lime juice.

Stir this mixture until all ingredients are married together.

Fill serving glass with ice.

Pour gin mixture into glass.

Top off serving glass with tonic and cider.

Stir and garnish

 

*Recipe: Rhubarb Syrup

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 stalks of rhubarb, sliced

Instructions:

In a sauce pan combine sugar, water, and rhubarb. Let it boil for until sugar dissolves

Strain mixture and let it cool

Extra syrup may be stored in a glass container for up to a week

Recipe courtesy of Beautiful Booze