The Pinkest Gin

[Photographs: Autumn Giles]

Here, a simple riff on a gimlet is enhanced with quince syrup and a couple dashes of Peychaud's bitters for a bright, fruity, complex pink drink.

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The Pinkest Gin

About This Recipe

Yield:makes one cocktail
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:cocktail shaker
This recipe appears in: 3 Quince Cocktails to Make at Home


  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce grapefruit juice, from 1 grapefruit
  • 1/4 ounce lemon juice, from 1 lemon
  • 1 ounce homemade quince syrup
  • 2 dashes Peychaud's bitters


  1. 1

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, grapefruit juice, lemon juice, quince syrup, and bitters. Shake until well chilled, about 20 seconds. Strain into a coupe glass.

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