Spring's First Bloom

Spring's First Bloom Cocktail

Base Spirit: Gin

Type: Modern Classics

Served: Neat/Up

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Fruity/Citrus-forward, Sour, Sweet

About the Spring's First Bloom Cocktail

So good that even the daffodils take notice.

Ingredients in the Spring's First Bloom Cocktail

  • 1.5 oz Hendrick’s Gin
  • .75 oz Lemongrass-Infused Simple Syrup*
  • .75 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • .5 oz St-Germain
  • 1 dash Lavender bitters
  • 1 Egg white

Garnish: Mint or microgreen leaf

Glass: Cocktail

How to make the Spring's First Bloom Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice. Shake well and double strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a single mint or microgreen leaf.

*Lemongrass-Infused Simple Syrup

INGREDIENTS:

  • 4 cups Sugar
  • 4 cups Water
  • 6 stalks Lemongrass

PREPARATION:

Stir together the sugar and water until the sugar dissolves completely. Remove the outer layer of the lemongrass and slice off and discard the ends. Cut the stalks into small pieces and combine with the sugar mixture in a blender. Blend until the lemongrass is finely chopped. Let stand for one hour and strain before using.

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