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1½ ounces Barr Hill gin

¾ ounce Lillet Rose

½ ounce Contratto white vermouth

¼ ounce cabernet verjus

¼ ounce honey syrup (recipe follows)

4 dashes Scrappy's grapefruit bitters

Fresh grapefruit peel

Honey Syrup

10 ounces honey

3 ounces water, warm


  1. Pour all ingredients except grapefruit peel in a shaker filled with cubed ice and stir.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Express the oils from a fresh grapefruit peel over the surface and discard.
Honey Syrup 
  1. Combine honey and water. Stir to disssolve honey.
  2. Chill before use then store in refrigerator.