Newport Snap

"This recipe takes a common gin sour and makes it uncommonly good" says James Wampler. It features pink gin (a gin blended with bitters, concocted by Royal Navy men to cure seasickness) and a Pinot Noir float on the top.

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  • Servings: 1
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Ingredients

  • 2 ounces pink gin, preferably Rogue
  • 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • Ice
  • 1/2 ounce Pinot Noir or other light, fruity red wine

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, Simple Syrup and lemon juice. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled ice-filled rocks glass and float the wine on top, slowly pouring it over the back of a bar spoon near the drink's surface.
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