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Brand: Greenhook Ginsmiths American Dry Gin

Price: $31.99/ 750 mL bottle

Why You Want It: Brooklyn ginsmith Steven DeAngelo distills his gin in a custom-made copper pot still, which results in a delectable, artisan gin, made from Tuscan juniper, organic elderflowers, organic chamomile, and Ceylon cinnamon. If you're a lover of gin, then the question is, "Why wouldn't you want it, fool?!" Try it with one of the eight cocktail recipes on the following slides.

Calyer Royal

.75 oz. Greenhook American Dry Gin
.25 oz. Rich Vanilla Syrup
.25 oz. Laird's Applejack, Bonded
3-4 dashes Angostura Aromatic Bitters

Build all ingredients in a mixing glass, add regular or Kold-Draft ice, stir, strain into a double rocks glass, add ice. Garnish with lemon and orange twist.

DuPont Rising

.75 oz. Greenhook American Dry Gin
.75 oz. Lemon
.75 oz. Kina L'Avion d’or
.75 oz. Parfait Amour

Build all ingredients in a mixing tin, shake with regular or Kold Draft ice. Strain into chilled coupe, garnish with cherry.

Apollo Fizz

1.5 oz Greenhook American Dry Gin
.5 oz Germain Robin Absinthe
.5 oz fresh lemon
.5 oz heavy cream
1 egg white
4 dots sugar cubes
3-4 dashes rosewater

Combine sugar, egg white, and gin in a shaker. Light muddle. Preshake til dissolution of sugar. Combine remaining ingredients and 1 oz ice. Shake well with 1 oz crushed ice til it dissolves. Strain. Soda top, Garnish with chamomile sprig.

 

Franklin Street Julep

2 oz. Greenhook American Dry Gin
.25 oz. Chartreuse Green
.5 oz. cinnamon syrup

In a julep tin, wipe down with mint leaves, discard. Build all ingredients above, add crushed ice, swizzle, top with more crushed ice. Garnish with mint.



 

McGuiness Sour

1.5 oz Greenhook American Dry Gin
.5 oz Fresh Grapefruit Juice
1 oz. Apricot Brandy
1 Egg White

Build all ingredients except for egg white into a short tin. Add egg white to tall tin, combine, dry shake. Hardshake with regular or Kold Draft ice. Double strain, into coupe, garnish with cherry. With a dasher bottle, dash four dots of bitters over meringue.

Manhattan Ave. Transfer

1.5 oz Greenhook American Dry Gin
.75 oz Sweet Vermouth
.75 oz Cynar

Build all ingredients in a mixing glass, add regular or Kold-Draft ice, stir, strain into coupe. Wipe the rim with peels of lemon, lime or orange. Squeeze oil over the top of the drink, discard.

Greenhook Americana

1.5 oz Greenhook American Dry Gin
1 oz. Raspberry Shrubb

In a flute, build above ingredients. Top with champagne or sparkling wine, garnish with a brandied raspberry and a lemon twist.

Kingsland Colada

2 oz Greenhook American Dry Gin
.25 oz fresh lemon
.5 oz. fresh orange
3-4 dashes orange flower water
1 oz. coconut syrup

Build all ingredients above into a 16 oz. hurricane glass. Add crushed ice, swizzle, add more crushed ice, and swizzle. Top off with crushed ice. Garnish with mint bouquet and orange ribbon.

 

Greenhook Ginsmiths American Dry Gin