My manfriend and I have become very inventive with our cocktails. We usually take a classic one and make it our own; with flavours we appreciate. I’ve wanted to find a way to use fresh herbs in one, but have been rather disappointed with my previous attempts. Through an embarrassing amount of trial and error, The St. Greyhound came to be. An elevated twist on your classic Gin & Tonic, and Greyhound cocktails.
So without further ado, here it is….
The St. Greyhound
Yield: 2 Old-Fashioned Glasses
- 2 oz. Gin (I prefer Bombay, but Brokers is another favourite)
- 1 oz. St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
- 1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice (ruby or regular)
- Tonic water
- Rosemary sprig, for garnish
Measure gin, St. Germain, and grapefruit juice in a cocktail shaker. Shake for 20 seconds and strain evenly into 2 Old-Fashioned glasses. Add in ice. Top with tonic. Stir gently with a rosemary sprig and leave as garnish. Serve.
It’s like a fancified Gin & Tonic. Flavourful, refreshing, not too sweet, and not to sour. Delicious.
*Please drink responsibly. Remember it’s All in Moderation!