Gin and Juice

By: Amber Chase
Gin and Juice

In her latest release, Juke Joints, Jazz Clubs & Juice (Clarkson-Potter, 2023), Toni Tipton Martin walks through cocktail recipes inspired by Black mixologists. Her take on the classic, gin and juice, includes notes of citrus and a healthy dash of bitters and vermouths.

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Makes 1 cocktail

  • 1½ ounces (3 tablespoons) Tanqueray gin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh-squeezed orange juice
  • ¼ ounce (½ tablespoon) French vermouth
  • ¼ ounce (½ tablespoon) Italian vermouth
  • Splash of Cointreau (optional)
  • 2 dashes of Angostura or blood orange bitters
  • Ice cubes
  • Garnish: 1 orange wheel
  1. Combine gin, orange juice, vermouths, Cointreau (if using), and bitters in a cocktail mixer with ice cubes. Stir for 20 seconds, until cold. Rub rim of a cocktail glass with orange wheel. Strain into glass and garnish with orange wheel. Serve immediately.


  • Reprinted with permission from Juke Joints, Jazz Clubs & Juice by Toni Tipton-Martin, copyright © 2023. Photographs by Brittany Conerly. Published by Clarkson Potter, a division of Penguin Random House, LLC.

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