Fir Gin Fix

Description
The wierd terpene marriage of grapefruit and Douglas fir eau de vie.
Instructions
Build over ice in lowball, pour into mixing glass and back to combine. Serve on rocks.
Notes
Any balanced London dry will work. Fresh juice is especially important in this drink.
History
On 12/29/10, having received a bottle of Douglas fir eau de vie for Christmas, I had no idea how to mix with it. Then I remembered that Harold McGee in On Food and Cooking described the terpenes in grapefruit being similar to those of evergreens.
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year2010
Created & posted byRob Marais on 03/06/2011
Rob Marais, Boston MA
AuthenticityOriginal creation

Comments

mahastew's picture

Yummy.

Dan's picture

This sounds lovely. If you are at all partial to Campari, try the Shiver -- one of my top favorites.

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