Gin and arugula cocktail
Photo courtesy of Mia Wasilevich
AuthorMatthew Biancello
One of the first drinks ever created by Eat Your Drink: Culinary Cocktails author Matthew Biancello, muddled arugula gives gin a grassy taste. The cocktail pairs well with food, he says, especially meat.

How to Make It

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In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lime juice, agave, and arugula, then add the gin and ice. Shake, then strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with wild radish flowers or micro arugula.

Ingredients

 ¾ oz fresh lime juice, preferably from a Bearss lime
 ¾ oz agave syrup
 1 cup wild arugula, preferably rustic (syvletta)
 2 oz CapRock gin
 wild radish flowers or micro arugula, for garnish

Directions

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In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lime juice, agave, and arugula, then add the gin and ice. Shake, then strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with wild radish flowers or micro arugula.

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