STRAWBERRY-LIME RICKEY (SALLYE)

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By sallye bates
from Austin, TX

For a refreshing summer twist on the traditional Rickey, try this version.

method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

  • 2 to 3 lg
    fresh strawberries
  • 1/2 lg
    lime
  • 1/2 oz
    simple syrup
  • 2 oz
    good quality gin
  • 1 slice
    lime, for garnish
  • 1 slice
    strawberry, for garnish
  • 1
    paper umbrella (optional)
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How To Make

  • 1
    Cut the 1/2 lime into 4 wedges. De-stem and cut strawberries in half lengthwise Place lime wedges and strawberries in a chilled martini shaker (or glass with cover) Pour in simple syrup Muddle lime, strawberries and syrup to blend Add crushed ice until shaker is about half filled Pour gin over ice. Shake vigorously until well blended
  • 2
    Strain into old fashioned glass over fresh ice. Garnish with lime and strawberry slices Add paper umbrella if so inclined.
  • 3
    Kick back and chill out.

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