Huffington Post- 5 Cocktails to Make Come Five O’Clock

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17 Dec Huffington Post- 5 Cocktails to Make Come Five O’Clock

We love kicking off cocktail hour with a good dirty martini as much as the next gal. But sometimes you gotta switch things up a little, say, with one of these drinks.

SLOE 75
The Sloe 75, a take on the French 75, swaps regular gin for fruity sloe gin. Get the recipe.

Makes 1 cocktail
Start to Finish: 5 minutes

Ingredients

2 tablespoons Spirit Works sloe gin 

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice 

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice 

1½ tablespoons simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water brought to a boil) 

Dash of bitters 

Splash of sparkling wine

Directions

1. In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, combine the sloe gin with the lime juice, lemon juice, simple syrup and bitters.

2. Shake, then strain into a wine glass. Finish with the sparkling wine.

 

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