The Major

The Major

Ingredients

Simple Syrup:

1 cup water
3/4 cup sugar
3 tablespoons coriander seeds

Cocktails:

2 ounces dry white vermouth (like Dolin)
1 ounce orange liquor
1 ounce gin
2 ounces ginger beer
1/2 ounce drained coriander simple syrup (above)
few dashes bitters

Instructions

To make the simple syrup, heat the water, sugar and coriander seeds over medium heat in a heavy-bottom saucepan until the mixture just comes to a boil. Remove from heat, cover and refrigerate for at least one hour. The longer the syrup sits, the more ┬áthe flavor will develop. Drain the liquid away from seeds and set aside (store what you don’t use in a mason jar for later).

To mix the drink, combine the vermouth, orange liquor, gin, simple syrup and bitters over ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake well. Pour into cocktail glasses. Pour ginger beer on top of each cocktail as a floater. Garnish with orange slices. Chee