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Kumquat Smash

kumquat smash cocktail

The Gin Joint

Created by Dimitris Kiakos of The Gin Joint in Athens, Greece, the Kumquat Smash muddles the small yet flavor-rich citrus fruit into a refreshing gin base.


  • 3 kumquats, halved
  • 2 ounces Hayman's Old Tom gin
  • 2/3 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/3 ounce Luxardo maraschino liqueur
  • Garnish: kumquats


  1. In a shaker, muddle the kumquats.

  2. Add remaining ingredients and ice and shake.

  3. Double-strain into an Old Fashioned glass over fresh ice.

  4. Garnish with 2 kumquats.