Brown Gin

Brown Gin

[Photograph: Vicky Wasik]

This recipe adds a hefty dose of bitters to London dry gin, making for richer, spicier take on the classic Pink Gin.

About the author: Nick Caruana is the author of The Straight Up, where he shares his love of classic and modern cocktails, including a slight obsession with whiskey, bitters and amari. Stalk him on Twitter @The_Straight_Up, Facebook, and other social media outlets.

  • Yield:makes 1 cocktail
  • Active time: 2 minutes
  • Total time:2 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces London dry gin
  • 15 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: Lemon twist

Directions

  1. 1.

    Add gin and bitters to a mixing glass. Fill 2/3 with ice and stir until well chilled, about 20 seconds.

  2. 2.

    Strain into a chilled cocktail glass, garnish with the lemon twist and serve.