The Shining Path

Adapted by
February 2017
Yield: 1 cocktail


Lemon Cordial
lemon juice
lemon peel
To Assemble and Serve
¼ ounce St. Germain
½ ounce lemon juice
½ ounce Aveze Gentian apertif
¾ ounce Salers Gentian apertif
Maurin Quina


For the Lemon Cordial

In a nonreactive container, combine equal parts lemon juice and white sugar. Scale mixture and add 1 ounce vodka and the peel of 10 lemons per quart. Macerate overnight, agitating occasionally. Fine strain and bottle.

To Assemble and Serve

In shaker with crushed ice, combine St. Germain, lemon juice, ½ ounce Lemon Cordial, Aveze, and Salers. Shake and double strain into a double rocks glass packed with crushed ice. Finish with a float of Maurin Quina.