To celebrate the first Bank Holiday weekend of the Summer try this delicious Blueberry Aviation cocktail created by Bláithín Emmett, Food & Beverage Manager at The Red Bank Restaurant, Carrick-On-Shannon, Co Leitrim (www.theredbankrestaurant.ie)
Bláithín says “I love using spirits from local distilleries like The Shed Distillery in our cocktails. This Blueberry Aviation cocktail is like summer in a glass - I can’t wait to make these for guests when our terrace opens for outdoor dining (next week).
- 35ml of Blueberry infused Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin.
- 35ml of Chambord.
- 17.5ml of lime juice.
- 1 x egg white or egg replacement like Aquafaba.
Infuse Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin with frozen or fresh blueberries overnight and strain with a cheesecloth to get a clear consistent liquid.
Add all the ingredients to a shaking tin and dry shake (without ice).
Then gently add ice and shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
Double strain into a goblet or coupe glass and enjoy.
The Red Bank Restaurant will open for outdoor dining on 9th June. Book now on 071 96 71392, Email email@example.com
See www.theredbankrestaurant.ie for more
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