"With so many distillers using cardamom in their gin, it seemed obvious to make a drink with it," says Winchester. And because gin often has a peppery quality, he added freshly ground pepper as well. Cocktail Party Recipes

1 drink


  • 6 cardamom pods

  • 2 pinches of freshly ground black pepper

  • Ice

  • 2 ounces gin, preferably London dry

  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 1/2 ounce honey mixed with 1/2 ounce water

  • 1 lime wheel, for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker, lightly muddle the cardamom and pepper. Add ice and all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and shake well. Double strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the lime wheel.

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