Paige Walwyn is a bartender who was born and raised in New Jersey by immigrant parents from the island of Nevis. She has tended bar at award-winning establishments including Clover Club in Brooklyn, NY. These days you can find her at Queen Mary in Chicago, IL. For this episode, Paige walks us through an original, gin-based, martini-like cocktail she recently created. She schools us on everything from ice, to ending the recipe with her unique garnish technique. Paige also shares details about how she gives back through a Chicago-based organization, Growing Home. Enjoy this episode as we go Beyond the Drink… with Paige Walwyn. (cocktail recipe below)
Tale of Two Cities
Makes 1 cocktail
1.5 oz Navy Strength Gin
1 oz fino sherry
.5 oz blanc vermouth
.25 grapefruit liquor
Stir everything together over kold-draft (square, clear ice cubes) and serve in a chilled martini glass.
Garnish with a grapefruit twist, expressed and discarded.
This episode is Presented by Fords Gin.
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