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Gibson cocktail in glass with pearl onions

Gibson cocktail

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  • Easy
  • Serves 1

Add an umami undertone to a classic drink, with a gibson cocktail. Similar to a martini, it uses a pickled cocktail onion in place of an olive

  • Gluten-free
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal178
fat0g
saturates0g
carbs0.1g
sugars0.1g
fibre0g
protein0g
salt0g
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Ingredients

  • 3 small silver skin pickled onions
  • 65ml gin (we used Hepple Gin)
  • 5ml dry vermouth (we used Noilly Prat)
  • ice

Method

  • STEP 1

    Start by making the garnish by charring the onions in a hot non-stick frying pan to obtain colour (about 4-5mins) then set aside to cool.

  • STEP 2

    Pour all of the ingredients into a mixing glass or jug, add cubed ice and stir for around 30 seconds to achieve the desired dilution. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, or for extra flair pour it into a small glass bottle and sit it in an ice-filled tumbler to act as a mini ice bucket. Serve with a small liqueur or port glass on the side to pour it into.

  • STEP 3

    Thread the cooled onions onto a cocktail stick and use to garnish the drink.

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