(Courtesy of Yoko Kosugi)
As promised, I’m starting this (hopefully long) series of cocktails concocted by Wataru Matsumoto, owner/bartender at BOTANICAL (Comfort bar) in Shizuoka City.
No worries about copyrights as Mr. Matsumoto is only too happy to share his secrets!
Fruit Cocktail 21: Haaru lemon
Haaru lemon is a Japanese brand of Meyer lemon, a very sweet lemon with an orange skin.
-Haaru lemon: 1
-Gin (Beefeater): 1 standard measure
-Syrup: 1 dash
-Cut out a wedge of the Haaru lemon.
-In a shaker, press the rest of the Haaru lemon and pour the gin and syrup over enough ice.
-Pour in a long glass over a large cube of ice.
-Fill with mineral water. Stir gently. Add the lemon wedge and serve!
BOTANICAL (Comfort Bar)
420-0082 Shizuoka City, Aoi Ku, Ryogae-cho, 1-6-13, Shade Bldg, 1F
Opening hours: 17:00~01:00
Closed on Mondays.
Credit Cards OK
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