Currant Affair from Josh Seaburg Cocktails from Twist Martini and Associates
Photo by Kieran Wagner

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1 cocktail

  • 1½ ounces Hendrick’s gin
  • 1 ounce red currant cordial (equal parts red currant juice and sugar, by weight, fortified with 2 ounces vodka per quart)
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • 5 sage leaves, plus more for garnish 

Combine all ingredients in a tin, shake hard, and double-strain into a Nick and Nora glass. Garnish with a sage leaf.

  • From Josh Seaburg of Twist Martini & Associates, Virginia Beach, VA

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  • Hugh Kiel
    December 2, 2023 at 3:56 pm

    Drink of the same name is referenced in the book “Portrait of an Unknown Woman”, but with slightly different ingredients. “Bruno Paillard champagne with Ketel One vodka, red currant, and guava” are what they indicate.
    Your thoughts?


    1. Amber Chase
      December 4, 2023 at 7:55 am

      Interesting! We will check with the bartender.