Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Gin and Tansy

1/3 quart tansy

Ingredient: tansy

What it is:  Herb
Flowering herbaceous plant with finely divided compound leaves and yellow, buttonlike flowers. The scent is similar to that of camphor with hints of rosemary. The plant's volatile oil is high in thujone, a substance found in absinthe -- and can be toxic in large amounts.

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2/3 quart gin (Jenever)

Ingredient: gin (Jenever)

Also Known As:  Holland gin, , Dutch gin, Genever What it is:  Gin

Also called Holland Gin or Genever, it is a juniper-flavored and strongly alcoholic traditional liquor of the Netherlands, Belgium and Northern France, from which gin evolved.

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(Use wine-glass.)

Fill a quart decanter 1/3 full of tansy, and pour in gin to fill up the balance 1/3 tansy to 2/3 gin. Serve to customers in a wine-glass.