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Pineapple Gin "Kir"

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Delightfully striated, these pineapple "kirs" (creme de cassis adds the ruby-colored layer) blush to a pretty pink when stirred.

  • Servings: 2
pineapple gin kir

Photography: Stephen Lewis

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2003

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/2 cup gin
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons creme de cassis
  • 2 pineapple wedges (for garnish)

Directions

  1. In a pitcher, mix together pineapple juice, gin, and lemon juice. Divide between 2 tall (Collins) glasses. Pour 1 teaspoon creme de cassis in the center of each glass; do not stir. Carefully fill glasses with ice cubes, and garnish each with a pineapple wedge.

Variations

You can prepare these cocktails without the pineapple garnish, if desired.

Reviews Add a comment

  • essteiner
    24 DEC, 2010
    This didn't work so well for me, The juices mix with the creme de cassis, even if you pour it slowly. But it tasted good.
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