101 Best New Cocktails: Fall Back by Thomas Newcomb, The Cat & The Custard Cup, La Habra, CA, USA

by Gaz Regan · Saturday, December 20th, 2014 · 101 Best New Cocktails, 101 Best New Cocktails 2014

Fall Back

Thomas Newcomb, The Cat & The Custard Cup, La Habra, CA, USA

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“The inspiration behind the Fall Back was “Southern California Fall” or….whatever it is we experience here during the months of October through December.  A fall drink on a warm day at the beach.” Thomas Newcomb

60 ml (2 oz) Ford’s GinFall Back

22.5 ml (.75 oz) fresh lemon juice

15 ml (.5 oz) salted simple syrup*

7.5 ml (.25 oz) ginger syrup**

7.5 ml (.25 oz) St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram

1 lemon twist, as garnish

Shake over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.  Add the garnish.

*Salted Simple Syrup

2:1 simple syrup with 1 teaspoon of kosher salt for every cup of water used

**Ginger Syrup

2 parts 1:1 simple syrup to 1 part fresh ginger juice

gaz sez:   Great combination of ingredients tied together ever-so-nicely with the fabulous Ford’s gin.

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