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Author Notes: I've become infatuatd with the brightness and balance that vinegar adds to a cocktail. Here's one for summer evenings, the rather sophisticated offspring of a bellini and a mojito. —Lindsay223
Makes 1 cocktail
- 2 ripe peaches
- remove the pit and stem and then roughly chop your ripe peaches.
- puree with blender
- strain, but feel free to leave some of the tinier "bits," they only add to to the loveliness of this drink
- this should should yield 2-3 oz of peach puree, enough for a few cocktails!
The Drink Itself..
- 2 ounces gin
- 1 ounce peach puree
- 1.5 teaspoons white peach balsamic vinegar
- 1 ounce lemon juice
- 3-5 mint leaves
- 3-5 basil leaves
- 1 teaspoon simple syrup
- 1 splash club soda, or, champagne
- Add lemon juice, gin, mint and basil (more or less, to taste) to a cocktail shaker. Muddle well.
- Add ice, peach puree, and vinegar. Shake well, until cocktail shaker is frosty and you're sure contents are well chilled.
- Pour into glass with ice (don't strain!). Top with a splash or club soda or champagne!
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Recipe with Vinegar
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