Apricot Anise Collins

From issue #6.
Photography by Photography by Aaron McLean.
Apricot Anise Collins


1 ripe apricot
45 mls gin
15 mls apricot brandy
5 mls Pernod
10 mls lemon juice
10 mls sugar syrup
soda water
2-3 star anise


Slice the apricot into pieces and muddle half in a mixing glass. Add the alcohol, lemon juice and sugar syrup. Shake and strain into a tall glass. Top with soda water. Garnish with the star anise and remaining apricot slices.