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.

East Egg

Advertisement

Ingredients

2 ounces gin

½ ounce house-made mint reduction (recipe follows)

½ lime for garnish

Mint Reduction

1 cup water

½ sugar

50 mint leaves

Directions

Cocktail

  1. Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and strain over crushed ice into a highball glass.
  2. Drizzle with mint reduction, top with a squeeze of lime juice, and garnish with lime.

Mint Reduction

  1. Bring all ingredients to a boil.
  2. Let simmer for 15 minutes then blend and triple strain for a flawlessly smooth consistency.