This is a tribute to two drinks that have never once let me down thus far. To me they are the drink equivalent of spaghetti with meatballs. Simple, easy to make and yet never boring. Fun and zesty, but not overwhelmingly sweet. What I like about them is that they are in no way heavy but rather refreshing – perfect for a barbecue, a board game night or even brunch. And they look pretty!
Last summer the Moscow Mule had gotten a lot of attention. Also by yours truly. And I do not see why this would be a one summer fad. This drink is much too refreshing and delicious for that!
It was sort of a no-brainer when it came to which ingredient had to be featured in my very first blog post: Gin! Given its current popularity there is always a new kind to try, a new combination to taste. This versatility I just love! So there is definitely more to come. This post, however, is about a specific gin cocktail. An old classic which I fell in love with immediately. In fact, it seems to be a rather forgotten classic since whenever I mention it to someone, they do not recognize it at all.