“Nowhere encapsulates the spirit of Italy quite like the Amalfi Coast”, suggest the makers of Malfy gin. Quite right, too. The Costiera Amalfitana is a living postcard, the soft azure of the enviable Mediterranean sea endlessly picturesque - a shimmering expanse - its soft lapping waves a gentle yet relaxing whisper in the air. Is it the ‘laid back spirit’ of the Amalfi Coast that lured the creators of Malfy gin to the region, and in turn inspired the stunning spirit that serves as the basis of this refreshing summer spritz.
“Distilled with some of the finest botanicals including handpicked juniper, Italian lemons, pink grapefruits, oranges and blended with Italian water”, Malfy gin is a taste of the Italian coast, and, naturally, serves as the perfect tipple to pay homage to the gem of Campania, Amalfi.
Malfy Gin Rosa is a bright and refreshing gin, showcasing sweet and tart Italian lemons and fresh Sicilian pink grapefruit. It also lends its enticing pink hue to the Amalfy Sunset Spritz, Malfy’s take on the classic Spritz cocktail. This light and fruity gin is blended with blood orange soda and fizz, and garnished with juicy oranges and strawberries, and fragrant thyme. Summer in a glass, this tipple is perfect for a long afternoon, whiled away on the sun-drenched cliffs of Amalfitana. While we may not be able to visit just yet, allow the Amalfy sunset spritz to transport you - vicariously - to the summer destination.
Amalfy Sunset Spritz Recipe
- 35ml Malfy Gin Rosa
- 50ml Prosecco
- 50ml San Pellegrino Aranciata Rossa
- Orange wheel, to garnish
- Thyme sprig, to garnish
- Strawberry slices, to garnish
- Fill a wine glass with Ice.
- Add the Malfy gin, before topping with equal parts prosecco and San Pellegrino. Stir lightly to mix, and garnish with the orange, strawberries and a sprig of thyme. Saluti!
What better way to complete this homage to the Amalfi Coast, than with a delicious plate of Tagliatelle al Limone? Creamy tangles of citrusy pasta, plus fresh Malfy gin and fizz, equals instant (vicarious) transportation to the coastal haven! For more ways to bring the Amalfi Coast to your home this summer, be sure to stop by our ‘Visit Amalfi’ page here, and order from our limited edition Campania menu, available from the 8th - 14th June.
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