Drink Recipes by Lisë Stern / April, 2017

This zesty cocktail includes Karner Blue Gin, named for the New Hampshire state butterfly, is infused with the requisite juniper, plus eight other botanicals, including cardamom, lemon and orange peel, and cinnamon.

Adapted from Flag Hill Distillery & Winery

Serves 1

1½ ounces Karner Blue Gin
1 ounce Lillet Blanc
¾ ounce Compari
1 strip orange zest

Add ice to a cocktail shaker. Pour in gin, Lillet Blanc, and Compari and stir for 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Squeeze orange zest over glass to express oils, then drop strip in drink and serve.