This cocktail is an explosion of flavours in the mouth. The vanilla flavours lift and enhance the ripe fig aromas and taste. Go light on the soda water for a more fruity cocktail.
- 50ml Deep South Cape Dry Gin
- 100ml Soda Water
- Two slices Ripe Fig
- 1 tsp Vanilla Syrup* (or to taste)
- Mint to garnish
- Vanilla Pod (Optional)
- Pour gin over ice in a cocktail glass.
- Drizzle vanilla syrup over top
- Stir to dissolve syrup
- Add ripe fig slices and soda water to taste
- Stir gently to infuse fig flavours
- Garnish with mint and/or Vanilla pod
* See vanillaman.co.za for stockists of Vanilla Syrup infused with Madagascan vanilla pods, which have a lovely smoky flavour