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How to make Sand Dollar Lounge’s Sink the Pink cocktail — VIDEO

While the name is taken from an AC/DC song, this Sand Dollar Lounge drink is, in fact, pink, and quite easy to sink. That’s because it skirts most of the bitterness normally associated with gin drinks, thanks to a gin that’s light on juniper, with a touch of pear. You’ll also note the sweet orange edge of the Aperol rather than the bitterness, while pink peppercorns are surprisingly mild and fruity.


■ 1 1/2 oz. Whistling Andy Pink Peppercorn and Pear Gin

■ 1/2 oz. Aperol

■ 1 oz. lemon juice

■ 1/2 oz. simple syrup

■ 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters

■ 4 muddled pink peppercorns


Mix ingredients. Shake with ice. Double strain into coupe glass and serve.

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