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Citrus Gin Jingle

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  London dry gin 9 Ounce (9 Parts)
  Orange bitters 3 Dash (For Every Teaspoon Of Lemon Syrup)
For lemon syrup
  Water 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 Part)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (1 Part)
  Lemon zest 1⁄2 Tablespoon (1/2 Part)

Pour the lemon syrup and bitters into an Old Fashioned glass and stir with a bar spoon. Add ice, pour in gin, and then stir. Optional: Garnish with a lemon wedge

Directions for Lemon Syrup
Bring water, sugar, and zest to a boil. Remove from heat and let the mixture cool. Strain out the solids and then refrigerate.

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Recipe Summary

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Wine And Drink
Gourmet, Party

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 981 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.02 g0.03%

Saturated Fat 0 g0.01%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3 mg0.1%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.8%

Dietary Fiber 0.79 g3.2%

Sugars 100.6 g

Protein 0.11 g0.22%

Vitamin A 0.1% Vitamin C 16.1%

Calcium 1.1% Iron 0.96%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Citrus Gin Jingle Recipe