Makes 1 drink
¼ of a clementine, tangerine or mandarin
3 ounces (about 1/3 cup) Citrus Gin Pre-Mix (recipe follows)
1½ ounces (3 Tbsp.) brut champagne or sparkling wine, chilled
Garnish: small rosemary sprig or orange twist
Squeeze and drop the clementine into a cocktail shaker. Measure in the Citrus Gin Pre-Mix, fill with ice, cap, and then shake vigorously. Strain into a champagne flute. Top with champagne and garnish with a small sprig of rosemary or orange twist.
For Citrus Gin Pre-Mix:
Makes enough for 10-12 cocktails
2 cups Martin Miller’s Gin
½ cup Cointreau
½ cup simple syrup*
2/3 cup fresh lemon juice
Combine the pre-mix ingredients. Funnel into a pretty bottle. Store refrigerated, for up to 7 days.
Credit: Kathy Casey for Martin Miller’s Gin