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Garden Grove Cocktail

Recipe by Jimmy Fransioli
  • Prep Time
    5 Minutes
  • Difficulty
  • Servings
  • 2oz Brooklyn Gin
  • 1oz Red Jacket Apricot Stomp
  • 1.5oz Chamomile Tea
  • .5oz Mike’s Hot Honey (Liquified 1:1)
  • .25oz fresh lemon juice
  • Egg white
  • Garnish: Thinly sliced apricot ring, sliced fresno chiles, & a lemon peel

How To Make the Garden Grove Cocktail

In a medium mixing tin, combine spirit, juices and the white from one medium egg. Dry shake vigorously for five seconds, and then add ice and continue to shake for another five seconds.

Strain into a coupe or martini glass. Let settle then gently float apricot slice and Fresno chiles.

Express then garnish lemon peel on the on the rim of the glass.

You, my adventurous cocktail connoisseur, are in for a treat. As the holiday season approaches, let's dive into the world of mixology and discover the Garden Grove Cocktail – a delightful concoction that's as unique as it is refreshing. Picture this: a festive gathering, a sparkling tree, and the intriguing Garden Grove Cocktail in hand. Intrigued? Well, you should be. With its distinct flavor profile and versatility, the Garden Grove Cocktail is not your run-of-the-mill drink. It's a game-changer, and we're about to unveil its secrets.
Plus, imagine sipping on this delectable elixir alongside some mouthwatering Hot Honey Cedar Plank Salmon, Sweet & Spicy Honey Butter, and Hot Honey Roasted Pecans. Now, that's a holiday feast worth savoring. Whether you're hosting a holiday party or looking to unwind after a day of shopping, the Garden Grove Cocktail recipe is your go-to choice.

The Origin of Garden Grove Cocktail

Now, you might wonder, where did this magical elixir come from? The Garden Grove Cocktail has its roots in the innovative mind of mixologist extraordinaire (Jimmy from The Refinery Rooftop), and you can read all about it in this detailed article on the cocktail's origin. This drink isn't just about the ingredients; it's about the concept, the creativity, and the artistry that goes into crafting each glass.
For more inspiration and ideas on how to serve the Garden Grove Cocktail, check out this lively post on Pinterest. Share your inspired twists, and who knows, your creative spin on this classic might become the next trend in the ever-evolving world of mixology. After all, the Garden Grove Cocktail is not just a drink; it's an experience waiting to be personalized and shared.

Elevating Flavor – The Secret Ingredient

Dive into the unparalleled allure of the Garden Grove Cocktail, and you'll discover its defining feature—the secret ingredient, Mike's Hot Honey. This exquisite addition does more than merely complement the alcohol; it introduces an irresistible dash of spiciness. Picture the delightful dance of sweet honey notes entwined with the warmth of spices, orchestrating a symphony of flavors with every sip. It's this careful balance that sets the Garden Grove Cocktail apart, creating an unforgettable taste experience. Mike's Hot Honey transcends the ordinary, elevating the cocktail to a new level.
The infusion of spiciness isn't just a kick; it's a culinary crescendo that tantalizes your taste buds. This unique and memorable drink isn't just a beverage; it's a sensory journey, making the Garden Grove Cocktail a must-try for those seeking a flavor adventure beyond the ordinary.

Get Your Botanical Buzz On

As the holiday season approaches, why not impress your guests with the Garden Grove Cocktail? Craft this delightful concoction at home and elevate your entertaining game. And it's not just for the holidays – imagine sipping this refreshing cocktail under the summer sun, soaking in the warmth and flavor. For those who want to experience the Garden Grove Cocktail firsthand, head over to Refinery Rooftop, where Jimmy, the talented bartender (IG @jimmyscocktails916), will whip up this masterpiece for you. Follow his Instagram for more cocktail inspirations and behind-the-scenes magic.
So, what are you waiting for? Find out where you can buy Mike's Hot Honey and get ready to embark on a flavor journey that will leave your taste buds tingling with joy. Cheers to the holidays, and cheers to the Garden Grove Cocktail!

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