All of you master mixologists out there should try your hand at this Letters To Paris recipe if you think you're a real pro. This wild gin mixology drink combines orange liqueur infused with thyme, lemon juice, simple syrup, blood orange concentrate, lavender bitters, hot red wine, orange peels, cinnamon sticks and vodka, and manages to nail both sweet and bitter cocktail tastiness.
LETTERS TO PARIS
1 1/2 oz. (45ml) Gin
3/4 oz. (22ml) Orange Liqueur infused with Thyme
3/4 oz. (22ml) Lemon Juice
3/4 oz. (22ml) Simple Syrup
1/2 oz. (15ml) Blood Orange Concentrate
2 dashes Lavender Bitters
Hot Red Wine
Garnish: Blood Orange, Flowers
1. Warm up red wine in a pot.
2. Combine gin, orange liqueur, lemon juice, simple syrup, and blood orange concentrate in a shaker with ice. Shake well.
3. Dress your serving glass by expressing and dropping in orange peels, cinnamon sticks, and lavender bitters. Strain the mix over.
4. Top with hot red wine and drop in slice of blood orange. Garnish with flowers.
*Created by IG: @CharityKJohnston