Gin Balalajka Instructions
Gin Balalajka is a refreshing and fruity cocktail that is perfect for summer gatherings and parties. This cocktail is made with gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and a splash of cranberry juice. The combination of these ingredients creates a well-balanced drink that is both sweet and tangy.
To make a Gin Balalajka, start by filling a shaker with ice. Add 2 ounces of gin, 1 ounce of lemon juice, and 1/2 ounce of simple syrup to the shaker. Shake well to mix all the ingredients together and chill the cocktail.
Once the cocktail is chilled, strain the mixture into a glass filled with ice. Top off the glass with a splash of cranberry juice to give the drink a beautiful pink color. Garnish the cocktail with a lemon wheel or a fresh cranberry for an extra touch of elegance.
The flavor of the Gin Balalajka is crisp and citrusy, with hints of sweetness from the simple syrup and cranberry juice. The gin adds a botanical note that balances out the flavors and gives the cocktail a sophisticated taste.
Whether you are hosting a party or simply want to enjoy a refreshing drink at home, give the Gin Balalajka a try. This cocktail is easy to make and will impress your guests with its beautiful presentation and delicious taste.
Best served in a Highball Glass.
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