Fennel Lemon Gimlet

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We had some leftover fennel simple syrup after making fennel lemonade so naturally we thought we’d mix it with gin. The herbal notes of Hendrick’s really pair well with the fennel notes of the syrup. That’s our fancy way of saying having four.

Fennel Lemon Gimlet

  • 3/4 oz fennel simple syrup
  • 1 1/2 oz lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 oz gin

For fennel simple syrup

  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups fennel fronds
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 cup honey

Combine all ingredients for syrup in a heavy stock pan and set over medium heat, stirring until sugar and honey are dissolved. Remove from heat and let cool completely. Strain into glass container and refrigerate. Mix ingredients for drink in a shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass.

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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One Response to Fennel Lemon Gimlet

  1. I know it is early morning, but I do think before the days end I must try this one.

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