The Water Lily Cocktail by Mixologist and Richard Boccato of Dutch Kills – Long Island City, NY
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The Water Lily
Mixologist and Richard Boccato of Dutch Kills – Long Island City, NY
Adapted by StarChefs.com
February 2010
Yield: 1 Cocktail

INGREDIENTS

Violet Syrup:
Gin
Monin violet syrup
Simple Syrup

Assemble and Serve:
3/4 ounce lemon juice
3/4 ounce violet syrup
3/4 ounce Cointreau
3/4 ounce Plymouth gin

METHOD

For the Violet Syrup:
Make violet syrup by mixing two parts gin to one part violet syrup (Gonzalez prefers Monin) to one part simple syrup.

To Assemble and Serve:
Build in a shaker, shake with ice, and strain into a chilled coupe. Spray with an orange twist, discard the twist, and serve.