The Cleo G&T is a sophisticated recipe that features the exotic and rich flavors of saffron-infused Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin, balanced perfectly with a small pinch of turmeric. A touch of Strega and Cointreau is added to elevate the drink's complexity, providing subtle hints of herbal and citrus notes.
As you take your first sip, you will be transported to the world of Cleopatra herself. Historians have revealed that Cleopatra used saffron in her bath to intensify her lovemaking, making this drink an enticing and sensual experience.
Beyond its sensual qualities, saffron has a rich history of medicinal use. Egyptian healers employed saffron to treat various ailments, including gastrointestinal issues, wounds, cough, colic, and scabies. The Cleo G&T is not only delicious but also a historical homage to the power of saffron.
To serve this drink, add all the ingredients to a big wine glass:
- 1 1/2 oz. Saffron Infused Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin
- Small Pinch of Turmeric
- 1/4 oz. Strega
- 1/4 oz. Cointreau
- 3-4 oz. Navy Hill Soda and Tonic Water
Garnish the drink with a bouquet of fresh mint, a dehydrated orange moon, and imPASTA straw.