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Grey Goose L'Orange As Night Falls Recipe

By Courtesy of John Mitzewich, About.com Guide to American Food, via Grey Goose

Grey Goose L'Orange As Night Falls Cocktail - Grey Goose Orange Vodka

Grey Goose L'Orange As Night Falls Cocktail

Photo Courtesy of: © John Mitzewich, About.com Guide to American Food

This is a fantastic recipe that I must thank John Mitzewich for passing along to me. As he says, "(As Night Falls was) served exclusively at the Chateau de Grey Goose. Created during the 2009 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen. This cocktail was inspired by a traditional Italian aperitif, and features a spicy citrus tang."

It is a delicious and unique cocktail with a lot going on. The spices play off of the orange and grapefruit in a manner that is quite surprising. Do make sure and muddle the peppercorns well before proceeding with the preparation and double strain to ensure that all are out of the finished drink.

Prep Time: 3 minutes

Total Time: 3 minutes

Yield: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients:

Preparation:

  1. Muddle the peppercorns in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Add thinly sliced ginger and muddle again.
  3. Add the other ingredients and ice.
  4. Shake vigorously.
  5. Double strain into a chilled coupette glass.
  6. Garnish with an orange zest and piece of star anise.
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