This refreshing sweet/savory cocktail made with Heartland Gin, celery and a pinch of salt is just the thing.
8ribsCelery fresh please
1/4cupwaterif needed to help puree the celery
Lime Simple Syrup
1eachzest from one limegreen part only, no white.
4ouncesHeartland Distillers American Gin
1 1/2ounces fresh lime juicesqueeze it yourself, you can do it, no bottled.
1 1/2ounceslime simple syrupsee above
1eachcelery juicesee above, should be 3 or 4 ounces
1eachpinch of saltyes, we said salt.
2eachcelery stalk for garnish
Juice and Syrup
Puree the celery stalks in a food processor or blender. Use a bit of water if you have a hard time getting them to puree. Reserve in a glass until needed.
Combine sugar, water, lime zest in pan and heat until the sugar is dissolved. Strain into a glass and let cool.
Combine the lime syrup, celery juice, Heartland Distillers American Gin, and a pinch of salt into a shaker with fresh ice. Shake. Strain and serve into a couple of coupe glasses or wine glasses. Garnish with a trimmed celery stalk.