Gin Blossom

Julie Reiner · Clover Club
"Eau-de-vie can be a challenging spirit to work with," says Julie Reiner, who owns Manhattan's Flatiron Lounge and the Clover Club in Brooklyn. "It can add a lot of depth to cocktails, but it's also very intense, so I like to pair it with other aromatic spirits." In this fragrant, crystal-clear cocktail, Reiner matches apricot eau-de-vie with juniper-scented gin.

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  • Servings: 1 drink

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  • 1 lemon twist
  • Ice
  • 3/4 ounce Martini Bianco vermouth (see Note)
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 3/4 ounce apricot eau-de-vie
  • 1 1/2 ounces Plymouth gin

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the gin, eau-de-vie, vermouth and bitters and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the lemon twist.


Martini Bianco is a slightly sweet, vanilla-flavored vermouth, not to be confused with extra-dry vermouth.

Contributed By Published June 2008

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