Redbook Drink Watch: 39 Trending Cocktails We Love

Cathrine L. Walter

Ever wonder exactly what bartenders put in your fancy cocktail? At Montgomery Distillery, you can watch even the spirits being made. Guests at this historic hotspot, whose building has been in the liquor trade since 1889, enjoy their drinks while watching the grain-to-bottle process—and their Whyte Laydie gin, the base of the popular Go Gingerly, is distilled from wheat grown in nearby Bitterroot Valley.

1 1/2 oz Whyte Laydie gin
1/2 oz lemon juice
2 oz grapefruit juice
1/2 oz ginger-infused simple syrup
1 Tbsp fresh ginger chopped
2 large basil leaves
2 dashes grapefruit bitters
Grapefruit twist, for garnish

Muddle lemon juice, ginger, and 1 basil leaf. Add the rest of the ingredients and shake with ice. Strain over ice in a rocks glass. Garnish with grapefruit and remaining basil leaf.

 

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