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Japanese Gin Sour

Japanese Gin Sour

Make any time of year shine with Suntory Roku® Gin. Whether it’s muddled strawberries and basil leaves in the summer, apple slices and old fashioned bitters in the fall, or lemon and lime juice with yuzu bitters in the winter, switch up the fruits and flavors with this diverse cocktail.

QUICK FACTS

main spirit

Gin

FLAVOR

Sour

skill level

Advanced

Make any time of year shine with Suntory Roku® Gin. Whether it’s muddled strawberries and basil leaves in the summer, apple slices and old fashioned bitters in the fall, or lemon and lime juice with yuzu bitters in the winter, switch up the fruits and flavors with this diverse cocktail.

Ingredients

2 parts
Suntory Roku® Gin
¾ parts Fresh Lemon or
Lime Juice
¾ part
Simple Syrup
Seasonal Ingredients* (reference instructions)

Instructions

​For a summer take on the gin sour, gently muddle 1 strawberry and 2-3 basil leaves​ in a shaker. Add gin, lemon or lime juice, simple syrup and ice, and shake until well chilled. Double strain in a coupe and garnish with seasonal fruit.

 

For the fall gin sour, gently muddle 2-3 apple slices in a shaker and add a dash of Fee’s® Old Fashioned bitters. Add gin, lemon or lime juice, simple syrup and ice, and shake until well chilled. Double strain in a coupe and garnish with apple slices.

 

For a winter gin sour, add gin, lemon or lime juice, simple syrup, and 1-2 dashes of Miracle Mile® Yuzu Bitters​ to an ice-filled shaker, and shake until well chilled. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with citrus or herbs.

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