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Spring Sipper Gin Cocktail

Spring Sipper Gin Cocktail

Spring Sipper Gin Cocktail

by | May 3, 2018

Last spring I was invited to a baby shower for one of my expecting friends. Now, I have attended enough baby showers to know that I don’t really enjoy these types of gatherings — all the games and constant questions about the baby just wear me out. Normally I just mail a gift and call it a day, but this particular friend is very close and the invitation reeled me in with a blub about serving craft cocktails.

As I walked into the shower, where everything was overly decorated with pink, I made a beeline for the cocktail table. The cocktails — all pink, naturally — were served in different types of glasses, and there was one in particular that looked beautiful and appealing to me. It was in a martini glass and there was a tiny flower floating on the top. I picked it up and took my first sip of a delightfully sweet, citrusy drink. Four cocktails later, the baby shower wasn’t so bad!

The hostesses happily shared their recipe with me. It is not only visually appealing but also delicious. Just beware … you might find yourself participating in a race to change a baby’s diaper. Cheers!

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Spring Sipper Gin Cocktail
Here's a pale pink drink that's delightfully sweet and fresh, just like spring.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Summer
Servings
drinks
Ingredients
Course Drinks
Cuisine Summer
Servings
drinks
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add the gin, lemon juice and agave nectar; shake well.
  2. Divide and pour the grapefruit juice into two martini glasses. Then divide and pour the gin-lemon mixture into the glasses.
  3. Garnish with edible flowers.

About The Author

Sandi Grigg

Growing up in a small town in the foothills of North Carolina and attending the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, I always dreamed of living on the coast. After earning my degree in Marketing/Branding I moved to Wilmington and the life my spouse and I have created for ourselves is a blessing beyond words. Together we enjoy kayaking the Cape Fear, fishing the shores of Carolina Beach and picking up seashells and shark’s teeth. At home, I love to cook and write recipes, play with our dogs, and take on DIY home improvement endeavors. Being a part of the Carolina Marketing Company team has shown me that you really can enjoy your job. I am truly grateful to have a career I love in the city I aspired to be in. Life is grand!

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