Currant Affairs cocktail

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Currant Affairs cocktail

2 oz gin
2 oz red currant syrup (see below)
1/2 oz freshly squeezed lime juice
1/4 tsp freshly grated ginger

Red currant syrup / sirop de groseilles

1 kilo red currants, cleaned and stemmed
1/2 litre of water
500 g of sugar per litre of extracted juice

Bring red currants and water to a boil, lower the heat and simmer gently for about 10 minutes, stirring frequently. Press through a food mill or chinois to extract the juice; measure it and return the juice to a large clean saucepan. For each litre of juice add 400 to 500 grams of sugar. Stir well to combine. Bring to a boil and stir constantly until the sugar is completely dissolved. Remove the pan from the heat; skim off any foam. Pour the juice into sterilized bottles (fine strain if desired) and let cool.

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