Blossom Dearie - Drink Recipe

 

This mandarin and orange blossom inspired gin fizz is the perfect spring cocktail named after the petite chanteuse, Blossom Dearie.

 
Belvedere Social will be hosting a daily aperitivo during the Swiss Italian Festa, from 4-6pm, with Salvatore Rossano (piano accordion) and Emiliano Beltzer (guitar) playing Southern Italian songs from 4.30pm on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 October.
 

Ingredients:

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

PROSECCO

OPTIONAL: FREEZE DRIED STRAWBERRY POWDER


Method:

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;
animusdistillery.com