Gin with Lemon & Sage


1/2 cup sugar
1 1/2 ounce Tanqueray Gin
3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
4 fresh sage leaves (3 for simple syrup and 1 for garnish)
1 ounce sage infused simple syrup
1 egg white


In a small pan, bring a 1/2 cup of water and a half cup of sugar to a boil.

Add the sage leaves and stir. Let simmer until the sugar completely dissolves, then remove from the heat and cool.

In a cocktail shaker, add the gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, the egg white and shake very well. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a sage leaf.