The Local Palate Newsletter
Sign up to recieve news, updates, recipes, cocktails and web exclusives about food culture in the south

Share this article via email

Subscribe

Subscribe
Save 69% off of newsstand price now!

Subscribe to The Local Palate
Palate Teasers eNewsletter Subscribe Send as Gift Customer Service App Store Google Play

Sign up

Sign up to receive fresh recipes, gourmet getaway guides, and other tasty treats in your inbox.

Beetroot Collins

Advertisement

Ingredients

¾ ounce homemade beet molasses (1 quart beet juice and 1 cup sugar)

¾ ounce lemon juice

2 ounces Hendrick’s gin

Soda water

Fresh mint for garnish

Directions

  1. For beet molasses, reduce over heat 1 quart of fresh beet juice until it is 8 ounces in volume. Add 1 cup sugar and allow to cool.
  2. Measure all ingredients to a shaking tin. Shake with ice and strain into a freshly iced Collins glass.
  3. Finish with soda water and garnish with fresh mint.