Total time: 3 minutes | Serves 1
Note: Adapted from Jen Queen, principal bartender at Saltbox Dining & Drinking. To make the cinnamon simple syrup, combine 1 cup each sugar and water with 5 cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and cool completely, then remove the cinnamon sticks. The syrup will keep, covered and refrigerated, up to 2 weeks.
- 2 sage leaves
- 1 1/2 ounces gin, preferably Gordon's
- 1 ounce pineapple juice
- 3/4 ounce cinnamon simple syrup (see note)
- 1/2 ounce lime juice
- Cinnamon stick and sage leaf, for garnish
Step 1Place the sage leaves in a cocktail shaker, then fill with ice. Add the gin, pineapple juice, cinnamon simple syrup and lime juice. Shake vigorously to release the oils from the sage and combine the ingredients. Strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with a cinnamon stick and sage leaf.
Calories 158; Protein 0; Carbohydrates 16 grams; Fiber 0; Fat 0; Cholesterol 0; Sugar 14 grams; Sodium 1 mg.