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Cupid’s Cup

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  • 1 wild hibiscus flower ( recommended)
  • 3-4 brandy-soaked cherries, plus more for garnish
  • 1 oz. Nolet’s Silver gin
  • 1/2 oz. Aperol
  • Splash of soda water
  • 1/2 oz. syrup from wild hibiscus flowers

Muddle one wild hibiscus flower and brandy-soaked cherries inside a double rocks or highball glass. Add ice, liquors, a splash of soda water, and syrup and toss inside a shaker. Strain into glass, and garnish with additional hibiscus flower “corsage” and cherries on a cocktail pick.