Running of the Bulls

Tom Richter, Dear Irving | New York

Sloe Gin Winter Sour Citrus Cocktail Recipe

At Manhattan’s Dear Irving, Tom Richter plays off the fruity flavors of sloe and genever with added citrus and curaçao in his Running of the Bulls. “I think we will all see many more drinks popping up using sloe gin,” Richter says, as the spirit “is just itching to start being used as a more common modifier.”


Serving: 1

  • 1 ounce sloe gin
  • 1 ounce genever
  • 1/2 ounce yellow Chartreuse
  • 1/4 ounce dry Curaçao
  • 1/2 ounce lemon juice

Garnish: Lemon wheel

  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker, and add ice.
  2. Shake until chilled and strain into a coupe.
  3. Garnish with a lemon wheel.
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Sloe Gin

(n.): Not a true gin, but a tart-sweet liqueur flavored with black thorn sloe berries (a relative to the plum) and made with a gin base. Brownish to ruby red in color, this English spirit is made by infusing gin with the astringent fruit, then adding sugar. In England and Ireland, it is most often [...] More A-Z →