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Track and Field From Clyde Common

A grapefruit-peppercorn cordial deepens the botanical profile of this cocktail.

Grapefruit and pink peppercorns make this Clyde Common cocktail bright and aromatic.


  • 1 oz. gin
  • 1⁄2 oz. aquavit (Clyde Common uses Krogstad)
  • 11⁄2 oz. grapefruit & pink peppercorn cordial
  • Tools:shaker, strainer, fine strainer
  • Glass:cocktail


Shake all of the ingredients with ice, then double strain into a chilled glass.

Grapefruit & Pink Peppercorn Cordial: In a blender, combine 250 grams (about 8 3⁄4 oz.) of white sugar, 8 oz. of hot water, 1 1⁄2 oz. of grapefruit juice, 20 grams (about 3⁄4 oz.) of grapefruit zest, 1 oz. of citric acid and 2 tsp. of pink peppercorns, then blend at high speed until thoroughly homogenized. Strain through a fine-mesh strainer and keep refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.

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