Cocktail of the week: Mr Lyan’s moonlit gimlet – recipe | The good mixer

Cocktail of the week: Mr Lyan’s moonlit gimlet – recipe | The good mixer

Fresh green peas and elderflower notes salute the season’s bright flavours

Summer is all about celebrating the brighter flavours and the freshness (and fresher produce!) that abound at this time of year, and this drink salutes that with savoury, green floral notes, which we achieve at Seed Library by fermenting a poitín base into a floral, nutty vinegar accented with fresh green peas and elderflower. In lieu of setting up production with a vinegar mother at home, I’ve adapted our original recipe for domestic use, keeping all that bright green freshness and those layers of acidity that make this drink work so well.

Ryan Chetiyawardana, aka Mr Lyan, Seed Library at 100 Shoreditch Hotel, London E1

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