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Drink Pink…Gin Cocktails, That Is

The world looks better, the ubiquitous “they” say, when viewed through rose coloured glasses. That’s especially apt when your glass is filled with Pink Gin.

pink gin with a strawberry in glass

Image courtesy Angostura

Ironically, the rosy blush of this optimistic elixir is due to a dash or two of Angostura aromatic “bitters.” In 1848, a Royal Navy ship surgeon added a few drops to a jigger of gin to help assuage seasickness…and folks have been happily sailing three sheets to the wind ever since.

Here’s how to create your own Angostura Pink Gin cocktail. (more…)