26 Dec 2020

Pine Needle Gimlet Recipe

The addition of a conifer simple syrup to any beverage adds a level of richness and earthiness to the recipe. The pine needle simple syrup added to this pine needle gimlet creates a cocktail that’s equal parts bright and decadent.

Pine Needle Gimlet

Gimlets are staples on brunch menus, but these lighter cocktails can be enjoyed no matter the time of day or occasion. Yield: 1 drink

2 ounces gin
1 ounce pine (Pinus spp.) needle simple syrup (find instructions here)
½ ounce lime juice
Twist of lime for garnish (optional)
  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the cocktail ingredients. 
  • Shake vigorously until the outside of the cocktail shaker is very cold.
  • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and serve with a twist of lime if desired.
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