Trina • Fort Lauderdale
"Gin Lane" refers to William Hogarth's famous 18th-century engraving depicting the evils of London's "gin craze." Gin and sloe gin, a sweet red liqueur made from the sloe berry, or blackthorn plum, flavor this potent cocktail.
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3 lemon wedges
2 dashes of Angostura bitters
1 ounce gin
1 ounce sloe gin, preferably Plymouth
1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
1/2 ounce Cointreau or other triple sec
1 lemon twist
How to Make It
Moisten half of the outer rim of a martini glass with 1 of the lemon wedges and coat lightly with sugar. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the remaining 2 lemon wedges with the bitters. Add ice and all of the remaining ingredients except the twist. Shake well and strain into the prepared martini glass. Garnish with the lemon twist.
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