Cocktail & Other Recipes By Spirit Gin Cocktails

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This gin cocktail by Tom Macy of Clover Club in New York City combines sweet and tart flavors.


  • 1 oz London dry gin
  • 1 oz Ruby port
  • 3/4 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Cinnamon syrup*
  • 1 barspoon Cranberry preserves
  • Garnish: Mint sprig
  • Garnish: Speared blackberry and raspberry


  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, and shake until chilled.

  2. Strain over crushed or cracked ice in a rocks glass.

  3. Garnish with a mint sprig and speared blackberry and raspberry.

  4. *Cinnamon syrup: Mix 1 cup sugar in 1 cup of water, and boil until sugar is dissolved. Add 6 cinnamon sticks, cover, and let it sit overnight. Remove the cinnamon sticks. Keeps for 1 month in the refrigerator.