Folks looking for a gorgeous, delicious gin martini variation need to check out this English Rose cocktail recipe. This beautiful gin cocktail combines apricot brandy, dry vermouth, grenadine, lemon juice, and gin, and tastes like a much fruitier version of the classic martini. Rim and garnish with sugar and cherries for a little extra sweet cocktail goodness.
1 1/2 oz. (45ml) Gin
3/4 oz. (22.5ml) Apricot Brandy
3/4 oz. (22.5ml) Dry Vermouth
Splash Lemon Juice
Garnish: Sugar Rim/Cherries
1. Rim edge of martini glass with lemon juice and sugar. Set aside.
2. Add ice to shaking glass and pour over gin, apricot brandy, dry vermouth, lemon juice and grenadine. Shake well,
3. Strain mix into rimmed martini glass and garnish with cherries.