Hot Damson G&T

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By Milton Haworth, at Bocabar

“Serving gin hot brings out the botanical notes that are suppressed when cold, and the waft of heated spices brings thoughts of Christmas to the fore,” says Milton.

Yields1 Serving
For the gin infusion
 700 ml 6 O'Clock Damson GIn
 2 star anise
 10 cloves
To make
 50 ml gin infusion
 15 ml Bon Vivant tonic syrup
 cinnamon stick to garnish
 orange zestto garnish
 juniper berriesto garnish
1

First make the infusion. Add the star anise and cloves to a bottle of 6 O’Clock Damson Gin and infuse for 24 hours before straining into an empty bottle.

2

For the cocktail, add all the ingredients to a handled glass and top up with hot water from the kettle. Stir briefly with a cinnamon stick and finish with the orange peel and juniper berries.

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Ingredients

For the gin infusion
 700 ml 6 O'Clock Damson GIn
 2 star anise
 10 cloves
To make
 50 ml gin infusion
 15 ml Bon Vivant tonic syrup
 cinnamon stick to garnish
 orange zestto garnish
 juniper berriesto garnish

Directions

1

First make the infusion. Add the star anise and cloves to a bottle of 6 O’Clock Damson Gin and infuse for 24 hours before straining into an empty bottle.

2

For the cocktail, add all the ingredients to a handled glass and top up with hot water from the kettle. Stir briefly with a cinnamon stick and finish with the orange peel and juniper berries.


Hot Damson G&T