Dirty Martini’s ‘Sweet Sorella’
The ‘Sweet Sorella’, is the simplest to recreate at home – combining Bold London spirit, white rum, pomegranate juice, hibiscus syrup, pink peppercorns, egg white and blueberry shrub.
Bold London Spirit
Havana Club 3yr Rum
Homemade blueberry shrub
1 bar spoon
For the Blueberry Shrub,
Produces one litre
Apple cider vinegar,
To Make the Blueberry Shrub
Place the blueberries into a saucepan and add 750ml water.
Set over a high heat until the water comes to a boil. Once the water begins to boil, reduce the heat to low and simmer for 30 minutes.
After 30 minutes of cooking, remove the pan from the heat and strain through a fine mesh conic strainer into a clean pan (helping the liquid through with a spoon/spatula.
Add 500g caster sugar to the blueberry syrup and stir until dissolved. Next, add 250ml of Apple Cider Vinegar and stir.
Return the pan to a high heat for 10 minutes to reduce.
Double strain again through fine mesh conical strainer, then place in a container for storage.
Place the container in an ice-filled bowl to reduce the temperature to below 8 degrees within 90 minutes. Taste once cooled to test quality.
To Garnish (optional)
Place 1 hib
on heart skewer. Open flower and inject with
. Lightly sprinkle
over and around the flower.
Add all ingredients to Boston tin.
Add cubed ice to tin, shake ingredients and double strain back into small tin.
Dry shake and double strain into chilled Retro & Cubana Fizz glass.
Garnish and serve.
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Recipe by The London Economic, thelondoneconomic.com