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Kumquat French 75

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Kumquat French 75

With Hill Country Happy Hour


  • 1 1/2 ounces gin (Waterloo Gin)
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce kumquat simple syrup (see below)
  • Champagne or Prosecco 


Add the first 3 ingredients to a champagne flute. Top with Champagne or Prosecco. Garnish with candied kumquats.

To make the simple syrup, add 2 cups water and 2 cups sugar to a saucepan. Stir over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Add in 1 cup of cleaned, halved Kumquats. Cook over medium heat for 20 minutes. 

If you can’t find kumquats, don't worry. Make a simple syrup using any kind of fruit that looks good. Or just use a regular simple syrup for a traditional cocktail. Experiment and have fun.




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