“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can still instill in us” – Hal Borland
Happy New Year!!
1/2 cup honey
1 (750-ml) bottle Pimm’s No.1
2 1/2 cups gin
2 cups curacao
2 cups fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 cups aquavit
1 (750-ml) bottle sparkling white wine
1 lemon, thinly sliced, studded with cloves
Dissolve honey in 1/3 cup hot water. Chill syrup until cold.
Combine Pimm’s, gin, curacao, lemon juice, aquavit and honey syrup in a large pitcher and chill 2 to 6 hours.
Place lemon slices into martini glasses, pour cocktail into glasses and top with sparkling wine.