Pink Dove

By hardlikearmour
December 5, 2017
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Author Notes: This is a non-alcoholic nod to the Paloma. It's tart and refreshing soda with a pale pink hue. Seedlip Garden 108 adds sophistication to the grapefruit and lime. hardlikearmour

Makes: 1 cocktail/ about 1/2 cup syrup

Pink Dove

  • 2 ounces Fresh pressed pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 ounce Seedlip Garden 108
  • 1/2 ounce lime syrup (recipe follows)
  • 1/4 ounce lime juice
  • ice cubes
  • seltzer
  1. Stir grapefruit juice, Seedlip, lime syrup and juice to mix in an 8 to 10 oz glass. Carefully fill glass 1/2 to 2/3 with selzter, gently stir. Add ice. Garnish with a grapefruit twist or lime wedge if desired.

Lime Syrup (adapted from Stella Parks' fresh lemon syrup recipe found at Serious Eats)

  • ~225 grams Juiced lime rinds (~5 smallish limes)
  • 100 grams baker's, superfine, or castor sugar
  1. Cut the lime rinds into large chunks. Combine with sugar in a glass jar or non-reactive bowl. Cover tightly. Stir periodically (every 30 to 60 minutes) until the sugar has dissolved (several hours).
  2. Strain syrup through a fine mesh strainer, into another glass jar or glass measure. Transfer the rinds in batches to ricer and squeeze so the juice passes through the strainer. Store in the refrigerator; it should keep for 2 to 3 months.

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