Saint-Florent cocktail

Saint-Florent

An easy-drinking aperitif made slightly more potent with the addition of gin. We’ve adapted Bon Appétit’s recipe.

Serves 8

What you’ll need…

  • ¼ cup clover honey (for the honey syrup)

  • 1½ cups gin

  • ¾ cup fresh lime juice

  • ½ cup Aperol or Cappelletti Angostura bitters

  • 3 x cans No. 1 Sparkling White Wine

  • Garnish: 8 dried lemon wheels

How to make it…

  1. In two tumblers, add a couple of ice cubes.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine 6 tbsp gin, 3 tbsp fresh lime juice, 2 tbsp Aperol, 1 tbsp honey syrup, and 2 dashes of Angostura bitters.
  3. Fill shaker with ice.
  4. Cover and shake for about 30 seconds.
  5. Strain into 2 tumbler glasses.
  6. Top off each with No. 1 Sparkling White.
  7. Garnish with a dried lemon wheel.
  8. Repeat three more times to use all the ingredients.
  9. Enjoy! Don’t forget to tag us in your creations on instagram.

Making Honey Syrup…

Combine honey and 2 tbsp. hot water in a lidded container like a jar; cover and shake to dissolve honey.