Summer Apricot Cocktail

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Author Notes: Why is the humble little apricot held in such high esteem all over the world? This sweet and tangy summer sipper may hold some clues to the mystery!Rachel (Simple Seasonal)


Serves 1

  • 1 whole apricot, pitted and quartered
  • 1 teaspoon light brown sugar
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce dry vermouth
  • 1/4 teaspoon hazelnut extract
  • Squeeze of lime juice (from a 1/8 lime wedge)
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the apricot and brown sugar until all the juices have been released.
  2. Fill the shaker 3/4 full with ice.
  3. Add the gin, vermouth, and hazelnut extract.
  4. Squeeze a small amount of juice from a lime wedge (about 1/8 of a lime) on top and shake vigorously.
  5. Strain with a Hawthorne strainer into a hurricane glass and enjoy!

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