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Hibiscus Cocktail: Sakura

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A bright and frothy combo of gin, hibiscus, lemon and egg white. 

A floral syrup richens the dry, herbaceous character of gin in this hibiscus cocktail from Hotel Kabuki.


  • 2 oz. dry gin (Hotel Kabuki uses St. George Terrior)
  • 1 oz. hibiscus tea syrup
  • 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 fresh egg white (pasteurized, if you like)
  • 3 dashes Peychaud's bitters
  • Tools:shaker, strainer
  • Glass:coupe
  • Garnish:cherry blossom petals (optional)


Shake all the ingredients with ice then strain into a tin. Shake one more time without ice, then double strain into a chilled coupe. Garnish.

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