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Aromatherapy cocktail

I blame James Bond. Everything started going downhill, cocktail-wise, when he insisted on vodka martinis, shaken, not stirred. That sounded ultra-suave in the '60s, but the vodka martini has a fatal flaw -- it lacks the heady aromatics and complex ... Read more

Total time: 2 minutes | Serves 1
Note: From bartender Jeremiah Doherty at Grace in West Hollywood, this cocktail complements the botanicals in the gin.
  • 2 1/2 ounces Hendrick's gin
  • 1/2 ounce elderflower syrup
  • 1 ounce tonic water
  • 1 ounce soda water
  • Edible flower such as nasturtium (optional)

Step 1Pour the gin and elderflower syrup into a tall 12-ounce glass filled with ice. Add the tonic water and soda water, stir and garnish with the flower.

Each serving:
180 calories; 0 protein; 5 grams carbohydrates; 0 fiber; 0 fat; 0 saturated fat; 0 cholesterol; 8 mg. sodium.
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