Tasting Table NYC: The Anisette

Recipe from Franny's, Brooklyn

The Anisette
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Gin and anisette cocktail with mint simple syrup from Franny's in Brooklyn, NY
Servings
1
drink
Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 2½ ounces gin
  • ¾ ounce anisette (preferably Meletti brand)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • ⅛ teaspoon mint simple syrup (recipe follows)
Directions
  1. Fill a pint glass with ice. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well. Strain into a chilled martini glass. Mint Simple Syrup In a saucepan, bring 1 cup water and 1 cup sugar to a low boil, stirring until the sugar dissolves. Pour the hot syrup over a cup of clean, dry mint leaves in a heatproof container. Let steep overnight, refrigerated, then strain out the mint leaves. Refrigerate the leftover syrup for up to 2 weeks.
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