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Pegu Club

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Pegu Club

Named after the club where it was created, the Pegu Club is a classic cocktail that is simple and delicious.

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Makes 1

1 1/2 ounces Venus Gin Blend No. 01
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1/2 ounce orange simple syrup*
2 dashes Angostura bitters


Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and serve up with an orange twist.

*Orange simple syrup
Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over medium high heat, 1:1 ratio. Add zest from 1 orange and stir until sugar is dissolved. Immediately remove from heat and strain into a sealable container. Store refrigerated.  

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Aviation

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Aviation

A classic gin-based cocktail that can be made with or without the Crème de Violette. 

 

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Makes 1

1 1/2 ounces Venus Gin Blend No. 01

1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

3/4 ounce maraschino liqueur

1/4 ounce Crème de Violette

 

Shake in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Strain into a cocktail glass or coupe and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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French 75

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French 75

The perfect New Year's cocktail, topped off with a bit of bubbly. Cheers!

 

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Makes 1

1 ½ ounces Venus Gin Blend No. 01

½ ounce simple syrup

½ ounce fresh lemon juice

Champagne or sparkling wine


Fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin, simple syrup and lemon juice and shake until chilled. Strain into a glass and top with champagne. Garnish with a lemon spiral or a sprig of fresh lavender. 

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Last Word

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Last Word

The Last Word is a prohibition-era cocktail with a bite. Plus, the equal parts recipe is easy to remember.

 

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Makes 1

3/4 ounce Venus Gin Blend No. 01

3/4 ounce Green Chartreuse

3/4 ounce Maraschino liqueur

3/4 ounce fresh lime juice


Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a lime twist.

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