Cocktail Recipes

First of Spring Fizz

This recipe is by Eric Simpkins, featured as the Spotlight Mixologist in the spring 2010 issue of in the Mix Magazine.

Ingredients:

(strawberries and rhubarb are some of the first flavors to come into season)

tblspn Strawberry Rhubarb Jam

3/4 oz fresh lime juice

1 1/2 oz gin

3 mint leaves

2-3 oz sparkling wine

float of creme de violette

Directions:

Combine jam, gin, juice, and mint in shaker. Fill collins glass with cracked/shaved ice. Add ice to shaker, shake to chill. Strain into collins glass over ice. Top with sparkling wine. Float Violette garnish with strawberry.

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