Elevate your next wintery date night with this sophisticated sip. The key to its luxurious flavour lies in the bay leaf, brown sugar & date syrup— create it at home with the recipe below!
ingredients2OZEmpress 1908 Gin¼ OZFino Sherry¾OZBay Leaf, Brown Sugar & Date Syrup½OZLemon JuiceBay Leaf
MethodTo create the syrup, combine 1 cup brown sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Once combined, add 4-5 sliced, pitted dates and 3-4 bay leaves. Simmer 10-15 minutes on low heat. Cool, strain, and store in a sealed container. To make the cocktail, shake ingredients on ice, and fine strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a bay leaf.