• Coarse sugar
  • Ice cubes
  • 3/4oz. Forty Below Gin
  • 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 3 ounces chilled champagne


  1. Sprinkle a thin layer of sugar on a plate. Moisten the rim of a chilled champagne flute with water; hold glass upside down and dip rim into sugar.
  2. Fill a shaker three-fourths full with ice. Add gin, confectioners’ sugar and lemon juice; cover and shake 10-15 seconds.
  3. Strain into a prepared flute; top with champagne.
  4. Crown your gin and tonic with fresh lime wedges or the garnish of your choice.