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Festive spiced negroni

Published on November 28, 2014
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On the nose this festive negroni from Fifteen Cornwall is deep and intense, with grapefruit, spices and herbs

Festive Negroni

Serves 1

You will need

Infused Tarquins Cornish Gin 25ml
Campari 25ml
Martini Rosso 25ml

For the infused gin:
Tarquins Cornish Gin 1 bottle
Star anise 4
Cinnamon sticks 4
Cloves 6

To garnish:
Cinnamon stick 1
Fresh grapefruit 1 slice

Method

  1. For the gin infusion: add all the ingredients to the bottle and infuse for 3 – 7 days depending on taste, then sieve.
  2. For the negroni: mix all ingredients into an old fashioned glass half filled with ice and stir to dilute slightly, 20 or so turns. Garnish to finish.

Chef’s tip: ‘Nothing puts a smile on my face like a well-made negroni. We have taken it a step further using Tarquin’s Cornish Gin and infusing with some simple Christmas spices.’

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