Blossom Dearie - Lost Cocktail
This mandarin and orange blossom inspired gin fizz is the perfect spring cocktail named after the petite chanteuse, Blossom Dearie.
45ML ANIMUS AMBROSIAN GIN
30ML LEMON JUICE
30ML MANDARIN AND PEPPER BERRY SYRUP*
10ML DOM BENEDICTINE
5ML ORANGE BLOSSOM WATER
2 DROPS YUZU BITTERS
1 EGG WHITE
OPTIONAL: FREEZE DRIED STRAWBERRY POWDER
Add all ingredients except prosecco to cocktail shaker and dry shake for 2 minutes. Add ice and wet shake. Double strain into chilled tulip glass. Place glass in freezer for 1 minute to set the froth. Top with ice and prosecco. Garnish with freeze dried strawberry powder.
*Syrup - Muddle the peel of 3-4 mandarins, 2 tablespoons of mountain pepper berry and 4-5 springs of rosemary. Add 1 cup sugar and muddle again. Add 1 cup boiling water and dissolve sugar. Strain and chill.
Animus Distillery and Bar, 1/89 Piper St, Kyneton;
Wed- Thu 4pm-9pm, Fri 4pm-11pm,
Sat 12pm-11pm; Sun 12pm-8pm;