Gin and Chinato Cocktail

For a cocktail on the lighter side featuring Barolo Chinato, get inspired by this take on a gin and tonic.
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Recipe courtesy, Joe Campanale, founder, Annona Wines.

While many pair Barolo Chinato with barrel-aged spirits, Campanale prefers to go light. Using the gin and tonic as inspiration, the cinchona bark in Chinato stands in for the bitterness traditionally contributed by tonic, while adding a herbal notes. Campanale recommends citrusy, floral gin, such as those from Greenhook Ginsmiths.

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Ingredients
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce Barolo Chinato
  • 3 ounces soda water
  • 2 maraschino cherries and lemon twist, for garnish
Directions

In a wine glass or Collins glass, add the gin and Barolo Chinato. Add ice, top with soda water and stir gently. Garnish with cherries and lemon twist.

Published on March 20, 2017


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