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Mixologist Courtney Bissonnette
Mixologist Courtney Bissonnette
Toro
1704 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 536-4300
www.toro-restaurant.com
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The Fresita

The Fresita
Mixologist Courtney Bissonnette of Toro – Boston, MA
Adapted by StarChefs.com
June 2010
Yield: 1 Cocktail

 

INGREDIENTS
Rhubarb Syrup: (makes 3 quarts)
1 pound rhubarb, chopped
1 piece crystallized ginger
3 quarts simple syrup

To Assemble and Serve:
1 barspoon strawberry preserves
6 leaves mint, pinched to release oils
1 ounce freshly squeezed kalamansi juice
1 ounce rhubarb syrup
2 ounces Hendrick's gin
Mint sprig

METHOD
For the Rhubarb Syrup:
Combine the rhubarb, crystallized ginger, and simple syrup in a pan. Bring to a slow simmer, take off the heat, and cover with plastic wrap. Let steep for 30 minutes and strain.

To Assemble and Serve:
In a mixing glass combine the strawberry preserves, mint, kalamansi juice, rhubarb syrup, and gin. Fill with ice and shake hard so the preserves dissolve fully. Strain through a tea strainer into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a mint sprig.

 

 

 

 

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