During the peak of the Empire, Salcombe Schooners shot across the Channel delivering fresh fruit from the Continent. The town’s docks became synonymous with citrus. Subsequently, the gin pays homage to this heritage through both the obvious, gin-English-nautical-history parallels as well as bright citrus flavors in the spirit.
- Base Spirit Gin
- Preparation Shaken
- Flavor Bitter
- Served Up
A thoroughly modern cocktail, whose relative youth shouldn’t discourage you. Invented by Paul Harrington in 1990s San Francisco, this bittersweet concoction will seduce anyone who enjoys a Negroni or Pegu Club.
Fun fact: The drink was named after a school friend, but Harrington actually misspelled his last name, Jasmin.
You can check out more of Harrington’s drinks in his book, Cocktail: The Drinks Bible for the 21st Century.
- Combine Gin, Campari, Cointreau, and Lemon Juice in a tin with ice.
- Double strain into an up cocktail glass.
- Garnish with an orange twist.