Gimme the Blues Cocktail Recipe

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Gimme the Blues

By Valerie Welch  at Gate 11

 

Valerie Welch, bartender at Gate 11

 

Ingredients

  • 1 oz. Gate 11 Infame Blanche Absinthe
  • 1/2 oz. lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz. house-made lavender syrup
  • 1 oz. house-made blueberry syrup
  • Mineral water

Directions

Add absinthe, lemon juice, and syrups to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake to combine. Pour into a wine glass and top with mineral water. Garnish with skewered blueberries and a basil leaf.

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Gimme the Blues Cocktail from Gate 11

 

Gimme the Blues Cocktail from Gate 11

Gimme the Blues Cocktail

Valerie Welch at Gate 11
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 drink

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker

Ingredients
  

For drink:

  • 1 oz. Gate 11 Infame Blanche Absinthe
  • ½ oz. lemon juice
  • ½ oz. house-made lavender syrup
  • 1 oz. house-made blueberry syrup
  • Mineral water

For garnish:

  • 4 blueberries
  • 1 basil leaf

Instructions
 

  • Add absinthe, lemon juice, and syrups to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake to combine.
  • Pour into a wine glass and top with mineral water.
  • Garnish with skewered blueberries and a basil leaf.
Keyword Absinthe, Cocktail, Mixed Drink, Sparkling Drink
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