Here, gin (plus pisco and a splash of absinthe) works perfectly with sweet, diminutive Concord grapes, garnished with the edible purple-blue flower of the licoricey hyssop plant, a member of the mint family. Check the farmers’ market or a local nursery for the plant. (The New York Times)
- ¼ cup small, sweet grapes
- 1 teaspoon honey
- 1 ½ ounces London dry gin
- 1 ½ ounces pisco
- Splash of absinthe
- Hyssop flower for garnish
- Club soda
- Nutritional Information
Note: Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available data.
Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)
145 calories; 0 grams fat; 0 grams saturated fat; 0 grams monounsaturated fat; 0 grams polyunsaturated fat; 6 grams carbohydrates; 0 grams dietary fiber; 5 grams sugars; 0 grams protein; 1 milligram sodium
- Muddle grapes gently with honey in a highball glass.
- Fill the glass with ice, and add absinthe to lightly coat.
- Add gin and pisco and top with club soda.
- Garnish with hyssop.