Juniper Club CocktailThe Peychaud's bitters make this really quite unusual. They're a bit sweeter and more elusive than Angostura bitters...they're also very red, which is where this drink's color comes from. I used my local Rehorst gin here, which is pretty strong on the juniper and other herbs, and through some strange transformation, one of the most prevalent flavors I get from this drink is a sort of coconut...which is very unexpected, but very welcome. I'd be very interested to hear how this plays with other gins that you may have on hand. Let me know if you try it!
1 1/2 oz dry gin
1/2 oz lime juice
1/3 oz Cointreau or some other good triple sec
1 barspoon Peychaud's bitters
1/2 barspoon sugar syrup
Shake all ingredients together and double strain into a cocktail glass.
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