Snowball Fight Cocktail
"‘Tis the season for winter riffs on the classics. I like to use a really herbal gin in this one. Cheers!"
-- @theweekendmixologist


Prep time 5mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 1


  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1/ 2 ounce raspberry liqueur
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/ 4 ounce Strawberry Cinnamon Clove Syrup, recipe below


  • Step 1

    Add all ingredients to a shaking tin and then add ice. Shake and strain over pebble ice into a double rocks glass.

For the Strawberry Cinnamon Clove Syrup

  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup sliced fresh strawberries
  • 10 whole cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

To Make the Strawberry Cinnamon Clove Syrup


  • Step 1

    In a pot, combine the sugar, 1 cup water, and strawberries. Bring to a simmer, stir and mash up strawberries a bit once they're softened. Add cloves and cinnamon. Let simmer for 5 minutes, stirring to incorporate the sugar. Remove from heat and let cool.

  • Step 2

    Double strain the syrup into a bottle and discard the solids.