1Add the sloe gin, gin, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until the outside of the canister looks frosty, about 15 seconds. Strain into a 10-ounce highball or collins glass filled with ice.
2Top off with club soda, and garnish with a lemon slice.
Welcome to the first episode of CHOW Happy Hour! Every Friday, shoot the breeze with world-famous bartender Martin Cate, of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco, while he mixes you up a delicious cocktail. This week: the Max's Mistake, with gin and passion fruit syrup. Cheers!
Bartender at San Francisco’s Heaven’s Dog and owner of Small Hand Foods, Jennifer Colliau is a fan of cocktails that incorporate egg whites. Here she explains the three most important things to keep in mind when you use them, so you can make a great Ramos Gin Fizz. (See more raw egg cocktails.)
Welcome back to CHOW Happy Hour! In this episode, Martin Cate, of Smuggler's Cove in San Francisco, prepares the Martinez, a cocktail some think is the precursor to the martini. While mixing this potent gin, sweet vermouth, and maraschino liqueur cocktail, Cate recounts his first encounter with it—on a train to Reno, Nevada.