Gin Makin’ Me Crazy

Recipe by Proof+Gauge Staff, Winter 2016.

What you need:

  • 1.5oz Queens Courage Gin
  • 1.0oz Ginger & Cinnamon Syrup
  • 0.5oz Creme de Coconut
  • 0.25oz Lime Juice

How you do it:

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with grated cinnamon (optional).

Ginger & Cinnamon Syrup: Toast 1 cup of raw coconut in pan until lightly browned, add 2.5 cups water, 3 cinnamon sticks, 1 cup cubed and muddled ginger and three large orange zests. Bring to boil. Add 1oz dried hibiscus and 1 tbs honey and turn off heat. Stir in 1 cup sugar. Steep for 12-16 hrs and strain.