Slippery When Wet
The Slippery When Wet, from Shannon Tebay at Death & Co., was our very first foray into yogurt cocktails, and we were nervous about how it would turn out. We needn’t have worried – the yogurt works beautifully here, producing a cocktail that tastes just like a homemade strawberry cheesecake.
Tebay calls for Greek yogurt, which has a stronger flavor and firmer constitution than regular plain yogurt. You can use either one, but you’ll get more of a cheesecake-y flavor with Greek yogurt.
- 2 whole Strawberry
- ¾ part Lemon juice
- ½ part Honey
- 2 parts Gin
- 1 tsp Greek Yogurt
Muddle the strawberries in a shaker, along with the honey and lemon juice. Add the gin and yogurt, and shake with ice. Double-strain through a fine mesh strainer into an ice-filled short glass. Garnish with a slice of strawberry and a dusting of freshly-ground black pepper.
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- Brunch Cocktail: Slippery When Wet at Imbibe magazine