Empress Gin Old Fashioned
Usually when people see a shot like this they ask where I get my citrus 🍋 The photo makes it look like a TON of oil but it’s really just the same as expressing any lemon or orange peel over the top of a drink. If you light it right & have really good timing, it simply highlights this split second process.
With that said, don’t be disappointed when you try squeezing a lemon peel over your drink! Just take the peel in your hands and gently squeeze. You should see a very light mist of fragrant citrus oils that will rest over the top of your finished cocktail.
1 3/4 oz Empress Gin
1/4 oz Green Chartreuse
1 tsp rich organic cane syrup
2 dashes aromatic bitters
1 dash grapefruit bitters
Combine ingredients in a mixing vessel & stir until properly chilled/diluted. Strain into a rocks glass over a large cube. Express a lemon peel over the top & garnish.