How to Make a Fitzgerald Cocktail

Simpler and tastier than a gin fizz, the Fitzgerald is my favorite summer cocktail. From 12 Bottle Bar.

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How to Make a Fitzgerald Cocktail Recipe
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Gather all the supplies. Bottled lemon juice would be fine (the fresher the better!) and simple syrup is preferred, but clearly not essential. ;)

Gather all the supplies. Bottled lemon juice would be fine (the fresher the better!) and simple syrup is preferred, but clearly not essential. ;)

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Halve the lemon. Slice a lemon wheel to garnish the cocktail. (A twist would also work.)

Halve the lemon. Slice a lemon wheel to garnish the cocktail. (A twist would also work.)

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3
Juice half the lemon (or add 1 fluid ounce / 30 ml of bottled juice).

Juice half the lemon (or add 1 fluid ounce / 30 ml of bottled juice).

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Add 3 dashes of Angostura bitters.

Add 3 dashes of Angostura bitters.

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Add 2 fluid ounces / 60 ml gin.

Add 2 fluid ounces / 60 ml gin.

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Add 1 fluid ounce / 30 ml simple syrup or 3 dashes / tsp sugar. Stir.

Add 1 fluid ounce / 30 ml simple syrup or 3 dashes / tsp sugar. Stir.

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Shake with ice or pour over ice and garnish with the wheel.

Shake with ice or pour over ice and garnish with the wheel.

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As with many cocktails a lot of variation is possible. This is mine from 12 Bottle Bar's, in turn inspired by Dale DeGroff's.

Ingredients

2 Ounces Gin 
1 Ounce Lemon juice 
1 Ounce Simple syrup 
3 Dashes Angostura bitters 
Ice 
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