This fragrant cocktail balances delicate Hendricks gin with Lillet Blanc and Aperol. It's a lightly citrusy and herbal hot-weather variation on the classic Negroni.
Recipe from James Stuart of The Trilby in New York.
- 1 ounce Hendricks gin
- 1 ounce Lillet Blanc
- 1 ounce Aperol
- Garnish: grapefruit peel
Fill a mixing glass with ice. Add gin, Lillet Blanc, and Aperol. Stir well. Strain into an ice-filled old fashioned glass. Twist grapefruit peel over drink to express oils, add to cocktail and serve.