Shoot the Moon
Shoot the Moon is a beautiful autumn-tinged twist on a gin-based Old Fashioned, from Claire Sprouse of the the Tin Roof Drink Community in New York. Tin Roof is two bartenders (Sprouse, and Chad Arnholt) who give lectures and presentations on sustainable cocktail techniques, beverage programming and more.
In Shoot the Moon, Sprouse demonstrates how easy it is to mix a cocktail without wasting ingredients or washing too many tools; the drink itself is mixed with the same ice it’s served with, and the garnish (a dehydrated pear slice) is fully edible, slowly rehydrating itself in the cocktail for a tasty treat after the last sip.
- 1½ parts Gin
- ½ part Pear brandy
- ¼ part Cinnamon syrup
- 2 dashes Grapefruit bitters
Add all ingredients to a short ice-filled glass. Stir until well-chilled and garnish with a dehydrated or fresh pear slice, and dust with a pinch of cinnamon.
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- Shoot the Moon recipe at PUNCH
- Tin Roof Drink Community, where you can learn more about sustainable practices in the cocktail community