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Vieux Mot

Vieux Mot
Jennifer S. Altman / For the Times

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Total time: 3 minutes | Serves 1
  • 1 1/2 ounces Plymouth gin
  • 1/2 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
  • 1/4 ounce (1 1/2 teaspoons) simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce (1 1/2 tablespoons) fresh lemon juice

Step 1Pour the gin, elderflower liqueur, simple syrup and lemon juice into a shaker filled with ice. Shake, then strain into a chilled coupe.

Note: Adapted from a recipe by bar manager Don Lee of PDT. To make simple syrup, place equal amounts of water and sugar in a small saucepan over medium heat; heat until the sugar dissolves. Allow to cool before using. St-Germain elderflower liqueur is available at many fine wine and liquor retailers.

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