Cocktail Recipes is pleased to bring you this recipe for the Hobnob.
To Hobnob is “to drink socially.” A hob is also a mischievous fairy. In this delicious cocktail recipe the mixture of the grapefruit zest and absinthe creates a gentle numbing sensation on the tongue. To enhance this effect, trying infusing the gin ahead of time with the zest of a grapefruit.
¼ ounce absinthe
one 1-inch square of grapefruit zest
one 1-inch square of lime zest
½ ounce simple syrup
½ ounce fresh grapefruit juice
½ ounce fresh lime
2 ounces No. 209 gin
½ ounce Luxardo maraschino liqueur
strip of grapefruit rind, for garnish
Pour the absinthe into an empty rocks glass. Wash the glass with absinthe and pour out the excess. Set glass aside. Add grapefruit zest, lime zest, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Muddle the zests until they begin to break apart. Add the grapefruit juice and lime juice. Fill the shaker with ice. Add the gin and maraschino liqueur. Shake hard. Strain the drink into the prepared glass. Garnish with a twist of grapefruit, and serve.
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