After much ado (including a postponement, a recasting of the votes, and a rules change), Tales of the Cocktail announced their 2020 Spirited Awards winners today.
- Base Spirit Gin
- Preparation Shaken
- Flavor Refreshing
- Served On the Rocks
Matteo Giannuzzi, Senior Bartender at London’s St. James Bar created this drink for the bar’s winter 2019 menu. The complex blend of flavors includes juniper, lemon, curacao and gin – finished with a dash of cardamom and topped up with red wine.
- Shake all the ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass.
- Pour red wine around the surface of the drink to create a thin layer. (Do not garnish.)