To start the evening, Hendrick's Gin Brand Ambassador, Jim Ryan, shakes up the delicately spicy "Wee Spot O' Tea" Cocktail for Billy. Then Billy heads into the James Beard House kitchen with Chef Bryce Shuman, Executive Chef at Betony in New York, for one of Bryce's favorite dishes, Grain Salad with Labneh and Sprouts.
1 1/2 parts Hendrick's Gin - Join the Perilous Quest
3/4 part Ancho Reyes Liqueur
Dash Angostura Bitters
1/2 part simple syrup
3/4 part fresh lemon juice
one bar spoon of orange marmalade
3/4 part ginger mint and orange tea
*Remember, great cocktails start with measuring responsibly.*
Hendrick's Gin, 41.4% Alc/Vol. ©2014 William Grant & Sons, Inc. New York, NY
Add all ingredients to a mixing tin. Stir briefly to combine.
Add ice and shake vigorously.
Double strain into a tea cup or old fashioned glass.
Garnish with a cucumber slice and mint leaf.