{ MANDARIN & SAGE } BEES KNEES

1.5 oz AURORA GIN INFUSED WITH MANDARIN ORANGE

.75 oz HONEY & SAGE SIMPLE SYRUP

.75 oz FRESH LEMON JUICE

shake all ingredients with ice for 10 seconds, strain into chilled martini glass.

 

GARNISH IDEAS sage leaf, dried mandarin wheel, lemon twist

MANDARIN INFUSED AURORA GIN  add the zest & juice of 3 mandarin oranges to 1 750 ml bottle of aurora gin. strain after 8 - 12 hours, store in refrigerator.

HONEY & SAGE SIMPLE SYRUP

1 c HONEY*

1 c WATER

.5 oz FRESH SAGE*

in small saucepan bring water & sage to a boil. remove from heat & stir in honey until combined. let cool, strain & store refrigerated in airtight container.