North Utsire

North Utsire (oot-SEAR-uh) is one of 31 sea areas surrounding the U.K. The areas are recited four times daily in the Shipping Forecast, a BBC radio broadcast; many listeners love its repetitive, hypnotic quality.

1 drink


  • Ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces gin, preferably London dry

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 1/3 ounce ginger syrup

  • 2 dashes of rhubarb bitters (optional)

  • 1 orange twist, for garnish


  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and shake well. Double strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the orange twist.

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