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Passover Cocktails from Gin 209 for a Kosher Holiday

Apr. 15th, 2011 | Comments 0 | Make a Comment   
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When Passover rolls around next Monday night, serve up some fun cocktails to go with the gefilte fish as a change from the same old wine year after year. Distillery No. 209 has unveiled the world's only kosher-for-Passover gin, aptly named No. 209 Kosher for Passover Gin. They've even thrown in some cocktail recipes to get you through the week.

The Seder Sour created by Jordan Mackay. Besides being kosher for Passover, this cocktail incorporates several of the flavors and symbols of the Seder meal.

Ingredients
  • 1.5 oz No. 209 Kosher-for-Passover Gin
  • .5 oz warmed honey
  • Dash of Kosher for Passover horseradish
  • 1 oz Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Tiny pinch of kosher salt
  • Soda water

    Add all the ingredients into a mixing tin. Either shake or stir the contents without ice to make sure the honey dissolves into the solution. Add crushed ice, cover and shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Strain into a chilled martini glass, top with a dash of soda water, and garnish with a sprig of parsley.

    The Clover Club Cocktail adapted by Gamliel Kronemer of the Jewish Week.

    Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup No. 209 Kosher for Passover Gin
  • 2 tbsp. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. Kedem Raspberry Syrup
  • 1 egg white

    Place all of the ingredients, with ice, into a cocktail shaker, and shake well for at least a minute. Strain into a chilled martini glass.

    The Tom Collins

    Ingredients
  • 3 tbsp. No. 209 Kosher for Passover Gin
  • 4 tsp. Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp. Superfine sugar
  • 1 Orange slice
  • Seltzer or club soda

    Place the gin, juice and sugar into a cocktail shaker, with ice, and shake well for at least a minute. Strain into an ice filled tumbler, fill with seltzer or club soda, and stir briefly. Garnish with a slice of orange.

    The Sipping Seder created by Rob Corwin and Danny Jacobs of www.sippingseder.com.

    Ingredients
  • 1 oz No. 209 Gin
  • ½ oz Carpano Antica
  • ½ oz Cynar
  • ¼ oz Fresh lemon juice

    Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Fill 2/3 full of ice. Shake well. Strain through a fine mesh strainer into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with orange peel.

    For more about the world's first kosher gin, visit www.209gin.com.

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