Recipe Book: Romeo & Juliet Cocktail
Valentines Day is just around the corner, and if you’re thinking of having a night in with your bo (or your girls!) then a rose-mantic cocktail is necessary. Eden Bar & Grill have put together this delicious recipe for you to whip up yourself, and if that goes badly, they’re also doing 2 for 1 cocktails for €12!
3 slices fresh cucumber
3 sprigs fresh mint
Tiny pinch of salt
2 oz gin
3/4 oz simple syrup
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
3 drops rose water
3 drops Angustora bitters
Mint leaf, additional rose water and bitters, for garnish
1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle cucumber and mint with the pinch of salt. (Crush with the back of a spoon if you don’t have a muddler!)
2. Add rest of ingredients to cocktail shaker. Let sit for 30 seconds.
3. Add ice, shake vigorously and strain into serving glass.
4. Garnish with a mint leaf – place one drop of rosewater on the mint leaf and three drops of bitters on surface of the drink