How to make a Popcornstar martini
Adding a popcorny element through some pine nut orgeat, it's fun, fruity and easy to understand why the original is so popular.
Devil's staircase gin is the choice for this drink. Named after an infamous trek in the West Highlands of Scotland, it's got bags of spicy flavours in it with cardamom, citrus and nutmeg on the botanicals list. Bottled at 42% it's delicious with some ice and tonic but equally delicious in a fruity cocktail where it can stand up to some equally bold flavours.
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🍸 50ml @pixel_spirits Devil's staircase gin
🍸 20ml Pine Nut Orgeat* [Homemade]
🍸 30ml Pomegranate juice
🍸 20ml lime juice
🍸 Egg whites
🍸 Lemon peel express
🍸 Toast 200g of pine nuts in a frying pan until golden brown. Blend in a food processor and infuse in a syrup of 300ml water and 600g golden caster sugar over night.
🍸 Add all to a shaker and add the coil of a Hawthorne strainer. Shake without ice for 30 seconds.
🍸 Remove coil and fill with ice. Shake again until frosty.
🍸 Cut off some lemon peel, strain drink into coupe and express lemon oil over surface. Light with a match if you're feeling brave.