Because of its bright citrus notes, New Amsterdam Gin easily makes the transition from G&T to toddy. Built on a base of fresh mint tea, this hot toddy is sweetened with ruby-hued cranberry syrup.
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About This Recipe
|Yield:||makes 1 cocktail|
|Active time:||5 minutes|
|Total time:||5 minutes|
|This recipe appears in:||3 Cranberry Cocktails to Make at Home|
- 25 fresh mint leaves
- 3/4 cup boiling water
- 2 ounces gin, such as New Amsterdam
- 1/2 ounce lemon juice from 1 lemon
- 1 ounce homemade cranberry syrup
- Lemon slice for garnish
In a mug or a small heatproof bowl, pour the boiling water over the mint leaves and let steep for 5 minutes.
While the mint is steeping, combine the gin, cranberry syrup, and lemon juice in a mug. Strain mint tea into mug and stir to combine. Discard mint leaves. Garnish the drink with sliced lemon and serve.