At Cane & Table in New Orleans, Nick Detrich loves using Spanish ingredients like pacharán. The anise-flavored digestif was a favorite of Spanish royalty in the 15th century and is now gaining recognition among US mixologists.
Slideshow: Gin Cocktails
Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
1 ounce London dry gin, such as Fords
1 ounce pacharán (liqueur made from sloe berries, smaller, tart cousins of damson plums)
1 ounce French dry vermouth, such as Dolin
2 dashes of orange bitters
1 lemon twist, for garnish
How to Make It
In a mixing glass, combine the gin, pacharán, vermouth and bitters. Fill the glass with ice, stir well and strain into a chilled coupe. Pinch the lemon twist over the drink and add to the coupe.
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