Christopher Tracy's Parade
Saved by 3 People
About this Cocktail

Yes, I am of a certain age and liked Prince slightly more than was healthy in the mid/late eighties. I fancied something with some fruit but not too sweet and had a chilled bottle of prosecco so this pretty and delicious drink was born. The higher than normal volume of bitters helps add complexity and backnote.

  • 50ml gin
  • 2 barspoons home-made cherry syrup
  • 1 barspoon Dr Adam Elmegirab's Aphrodite Bitters
  • Prosecco
  • Homemade maraschino cherry

Shake first three ingredients and strain into a flute. Add cherry and top with prosecco.

  • Rafa García Febles
    Sounds great, and the idea of using a whole barspoon of the Aphrodite bitters (which are somewhere between cocktail bitters and potable bitters) is a nice touch. With due respect I think I'm going to try this with raspberry syrup, to match the Beret.
  • Rufus Grantham @demonbitters
    Thank you Rafa. Cherrymoon, Raspberry Beret. Pick your Prince reference point!

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