Mary Astor, A Gin Sour

josephine estelle-mary astor-twitter-crdt-emma janzenBright and botanical, this gin-based sour gets an extra flavor boost from sherry and sloe gin.

1 oz. London Dry gin
1 oz. Amontillado sherry
½ oz. sloe gin
¾ oz. fresh lemon juice
¼ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: coupe
Garnish: lemon peel

Shake the ingredients together in a shaker with ice. Double strain into a chilled coupe, then garnish with an expressed lemon peel.

Church Cummings, Josephine Estelle at the Ace Hotel, New Orleans


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