Move over, tonic. Gin and cherries may be the perfect combination in this cocktail by bartender Michael Waterhouse.
- 2 1/2 oz Bulldog GIn
- 1 Star anise pod
- 2 Lime wedges
- 1 tsp Demerara sugar
- 4 Pitted Bing cherries
- 1/2 oz Ruby port
- Garnish: cherries
In a shaker, muddle the cherries, anise, lime and sugar.
Add the gin and port, and fill with ice.
Shake well and double strain into a Martini glass.
Garnish with cherries.