What is a dimple? It is a miniature version of a martini served straight up in a shooter glass. This doesn’t mean the drink belongs in the college drinking game category. The name is too silly for that. It works well as an aperitif and as an after dinner drink. This cocktails calls for a strawberry shrub. We used the new artisan gin from Dripping Springs.
1 ounce dry gin
¼ ounce strawberry shrub
Place the shooter glasses in the freezer. Pour the gin and shrub into a cocktail shaker with several ice cubes. Shake vigorously. Strain into the chilled glass, Twist a small orange strip over the drink and drop into the glass.
Learn more: How to make your own strawberry shrub.
Tasting notes: Good gin + housemade strawberry shrub = blast of excellence.
Tomorrow: Och, the Scots.
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