Pegu Club

Was looking for something spring-y and light for a Wednesday evening wind-down and came across the Pegu Club on the inimitable Tuxedo No. 2 blog.

With all respect to the esteemed authors, this recipe led us a fair bit astray: using Pierre Ferrand (and Bombay) turned this drink into an absolute punch of citrus with nary a hint of sweetness to rescue it. In retrospect, we absolutely should have used Cointreau (instead, we tossed in a barspoon of vanilla simple which helped cut through the lime a bit). Likely will not make this again: the tricky part about splitting the difference between a daiquiri and a gimlet is, well, wouldn't you just rather have a daiquiri or a gimlet?

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