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Half-Moon Cocktail

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

Genever is a clear distilled spirit from Holland that's typically made from a mixture of malted grains flavored with juniper (the key flavoring in gin). It's often compared to good single-malt whiskey. Pineapple gum syrup is available at smallhandfoods.com.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces genever, preferably Bols
  3. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  4. 2 green cardamom pods
  5. 1 1/2 ounces Prosecco or other sparkling wine
  6. 3/4 ounce pineapple gum syrup (thickened pineapple-flavored Simple Syrup)
  7. Dash of Angostura bitters
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the genever, lemon juice, gum syrup and cardamom pods and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe and stir in the Prosecco and bitters.