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Singles Awareness Day Gin & Grapefruit Cocktail with Barfly
Yields: 1 Drink
Prep Time: 5 minutes + 3 hours for ice cubes
1 1/2 oz. Gin
1 oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
1 oz. Simple Syrup
1 oz. Sparkling Water
Candy Hearts, fully crushed (like the last time you got dumped)
To prepare the heart shaped ice cubes, pour pomegranate juice into ice molds. Add in some fresh rosemary leaves to the ice cubes if desired. Place in freezer to harden ahead of time (typically takes 2-3 hours to freeze).
In your on a small plate, add simple suyrp to coat the bottom of the plate. On another small plate, place the crushed candy hearts. Dip the rim of your glass in the simple syurp then dip the rim into the crushed candy hearts.
Fill the cocktail shaker full of ice. Pour in gin, grapefruit juice, and simple syrup. Shake for 10 seconds and pour into rimmed martini glass. Top with sparkling water and pomegranate heart ice cube. Enjoy with Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 23 In A Major.
A perfect drink if your relationship status is "It's Complicated"
About the Author:
Chef Austin Merath is Everything Kitchen's Culinary Wizard, Kitchen-Gadget Reviewer, and New-Product Tester. He studied under chefs in College of the Ozarks' Culinary Program. It's his job to make sure you choose the kitchen tools that are right for you by testing the best we have to offer. When not cooking, Austin is tinkering with computers or exploring the Ozarks with his wife Amy. Click here for his full bio.