Ransom Note Recipe

Ransom Note Recipe

[Photograph: Alice Gao]

Each element of this fall cocktail from Gramercy Tavern mingles with the others beautifully; be sure to use an earthier, dry style of mead. They use Schraml at Gramercy Tavern, but if you can't find that at your local wine or beer store, you can also use Lurgashall.

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  • Yield:1
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • For Honey Syrup
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup hot water
  • Ice
  • For the Cocktail
  • 2 ounces Ransom Old Tom Gin
  • 3/4 ounce honey syrup
  • 3/4 ounce dry mead such as Schraml
  • 1/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice


  1. 1.

    Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin, honey syrup, mead, and lemon.
    Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass.