Bold Botanist Gin Sour

This gin sour was named after Joseph Christmas Ives, a botanist who first explored the Grand Canyon.

2 oz. gin
¾ oz. fresh lime juice
½ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
1 egg white (pasteurized if you like)
6 mint leaves
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: Martini
Garnish: 5 dashes of Angostura bitters, mint

Combine all the ingredients in a shaker and dry shake (no ice). Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a chilled glass. Drop the bitters onto the surface and use a toothpick to create a star shape. Garnish with mint.

Travis Garcia, Hearth 61, Paradise Valley, Arizona


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