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The Abbey Cocktail is an amazing brunch cocktail made with gin and orange juice. Quick and easy to mix for special weekend celebrations or a relaxing Sunday brunch with friends.
Is there anything better than a weekend brunch? Easy appetizers, Belgian Waffles, crispy Bacon, Cheesy Hashbrown Casserole, Buttermilk Biscuits and maybe a Baked Denver Omelet along with a few easy cocktails. It’s one of my favorite things, rather it’s just us and the kids or the entire clan.
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How to Make the Abbey Cocktail:
- Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add gin, orange juice, vermouth (or moscato) and a few splashes of bitters.
- Shake vigorously and serve over crushed ice.
- Garnish with an orange slice if desired.
What Is Gin?
Gin is a distilled alcoholic beverage made with juniper berries, herbs and botanicals found at any liquor store. A must-have for the home bartender. I keep it on hand for easy cocktails like the Bees Knees.
What is Vermouth?
Vermouth is a fortified wine that has been infused with botanicals. It’s popular for mixing cocktails and pairs well with gin.
What are Bitters?
Angostura bitters are made with extracts of grasses, roots, leaves and fruits dissolved in alcohol, it is ideal for balancing alcoholic drinks. You can usually pick it up at the grocery store in the isle with drink mixers.
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WHAT YOU NEED FOR MAKING COCKTAILS:
A Cocktail Shaker is a must have for those ice cold mixed drinks.
Cocktail Jigger is perfect for getting the perfect measurements for all of your favorite cocktails.
Microplane Twist & Zest is my favorite for juicing and making citrus garnishes for my favorite cocktails.
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- 5 ounces orange juice
- 1 ounce gin
- 1 ounce vermouth or moscato
- 1 dash angostra bitters
- Fill a cocktail shaker 1/2 full with ice.
- Top with orange juice, vermouth or wine and bitters. Place the cap on and shake vigorously.
- Serve over crushed ice in an old fashioned glass or strain into a coupe glass.
- Garnish with a slice of fresh orange if desired.
Double as needed.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 306Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 5mgCarbohydrates: 28gFiber: 0gSugar: 15gProtein: 1g
Nutritional calculations are estimated and may not be accurate.