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Garonne 18 Cocktail

Garonne 18 Cocktail

Refreshing cocktail of gin, citrus and champagne, inspired by a cruise on the Garonne River in Bordeaux, France! 

Serves 1



1 ounce gin

½ ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
½ ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
¾ ounce Honey Syrup (recipe below)
Ice cold Champagne


In a shaker with plenty of ice, shake the gin, lemon juice, grapefruit juice and Honey syrup. 

Strain into a champagne glass and top it up with Champagne. Garnish with a lemon or grapefruit spiral. 

Honey Syrup

1 cup honey
2 cups water

Place the honey and water in a saucepan and warm over medium heat stirring just until dissolved.