Step into the world of the Oak Gin Sour, where the distinct character of wooded gin meets the lively spark of sour. This cocktail is a playful blend of deep, earthy undertones and a bright, tart edge. It's like discovering a hidden gem – familiar yet intriguing. Each sip offers a refreshing twist, making it a standout choice for those who appreciate a drink with depth and a vibrant kick.
- 50 ml Oak Wooded Gin
- 30 ml Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
- 15 ml Honey Syrup
- Ice Cubes
- Lemon Twist for garnish, optional
- Maraschino Cherry for garnish
- 1 Cocktail Shaker
- 1 Rocks Glass
- Fill the cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
- Pour 50 ml of Oak Wooded Gin into the shaker.
- Add 30 ml of freshly squeezed lemon juice for a bright, citrusy flavor.
- Include 15 ml of honey syrup to balance the sourness with a touch of sweetness.
- Shake the mixture vigorously until well-chilled.
- Strain the cocktail into the rocks glass filled with ice, leaving the shaker's ice behind.
- Garnish with a lemon twist. To do this, cut a thin strip of lemon peel and twist it over the drink to release the oils before adding it to the glass.
- Add a maraschino cherry for a classic sour cocktail garnish.
Explore a unique layering of flavors with the Oak Gin Sour. Here, the existing spice and juniper notes in the gin find a new dimension. They're gently uplifted by a touch of sweetness and a zesty sour edge. It's an engaging experience, where familiar tastes are reimagined, creating a refreshing and distinctive sip.