Summer Apricot Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Author: Daniel Hanawalt
Prep time: 5 mins
Total time: 5 mins
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!
  • 1 whole apricot, pitted and quartered
  • 1 tsp light brown sugar
  • 2 oz gin
  • ½ oz dry vermouth
  • ¼ tsp hazelnut extract
  • Squeeze of lime juice (from a ⅛ lime wedge)
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the apricot and brown sugar until all the juices have been released.
  2. Fill the shaker ¾ full with ice.
  3. Add the gin, vermouth, and hazelnut extract.
  4. Squeeze a small amount of juice from a lime wedge (about ⅛ of a lime) on top and shake vigorously.
  5. Strain with a Hawthorne strainer into a hurricane glass and enjoy!
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