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  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 Drink

While shopping at a Mexican market around the corner from Bourbon & Branch, Ryan Fitzgerald picked up some dried hibiscus with the idea of infusing it into a spirit. He opted for gin, knowing the hibiscus would lend a vibrant color but only subtle floral flavors. As he intended, the cocktail is light, complex and delicately floral.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. Ice
  2. 1 1/2 ounces Hibiscus Gin
  3. 1 ounce Lillet blanc
  4. 1/2 ounce Bénédictine (brandy-based herbal liqueur)
  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the 1 1/2 ounces of Hibiscus Gin, the Lillet blanc and the Bénédictine and stir well. Strain into a chilled coupe.