© Tina Rupp


  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Yuzu wine is made from the Japanese citrus fruit that tastes like a combination of lemon, lime and grapefruit. Kiuchi brand wine, a good option, is sold online and in specialty wine stores.

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  1. Ice cubes, plus crushed ice
  2. 1 ounce gin, preferably London dry
  3. 1 ounce yuzu wine
  4. 3/4 ounce strained strawberry puree
  5. 3/4 ounce Rich Simple Syrup
  6. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  7. 3 or 4 kumquat wheels (optional) and 1 mint sprig, for garnish
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the crushed ice and garnishes and shake well. Double strain the drink into a crushed-ice-filled highball glass and garnish with the kumquat wheels and mint sprig. Serve with a straw.