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Gin Sour with Butterfly Pea, Grapefruit, and Pink Peppercorn

Amy Traynor
This variation on the classic gin cocktail uses a grapefruit-flavored gin with purple simple syrup and pink peppercorns for garnish.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cocktail

Ingredients
  

  • 2 oz Malfy Gin Rose (grapefruit-flavored gin)
  • 1 oz butterfly pea flower simple syrup*
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 egg white (or 1/2 oz aquafaba)
  • 2 dashes lavender bitters (optional)
  • pink peppercorns, for garnish

Instructions
 

For the cocktail:

  • Add the first five ingredients to a cocktail shaker (without ice) and shake hard for about 1 minute to build foam.
  • Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or coupe and top with freshly cracked pink peppercorns. Garnish with an edible flower, if desired.

*For the butterfly pea flower simple syrup:

  • Steep 1/2 cup of dried butterfly pea flowers in 1/2 cup of hot water for 5 minutes.
  • Strain out the flowers and add 1/2 cup of white sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Store any leftover syrup in a closed container in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.

Notes

Gin Sour with Grapefruit, Pink Pepper, and Butterfly Pea Flower

Ingredients:
  • 2 oz Malfy Gin Rosa (grapefruit flavored gin)
  • 1 oz lemon juice
  • 1 oz butterfly pea flower infused simple syrup*
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 dashes lavender bitters
  • Pink pepper
Instructions: Add first 5 ingredients to a shaker (without ice) and shake hard for about 1 minute to build foam. Add ice and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or coupe and top with freshly cracked pink peppercorns. Garnish with an edible carnation, if desired.
*To make the syrup, simply use all equal parts. Steep 1/2 cup of butterfly pea flowers in 1/2 cup of hot water for 5 minutes. Strain out the flowers and add 1/2 cup of white sugar. Stir until sugar is dissolved.
Keyword butterfly pea, gin, Malfy, pink peppercorn, sour
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