Crabby Ginny is distilled especially to be paired with crab from Hood Canal. Its underlying flavors of pear, orange, and cranberry make a perfect accompaniment to seafood.
Pink Gin Cocktail
- Fill glass with ice
- Two shots Crabby Ginny gin
- 4 dashes Angostura Bitters
- Tonic water
- Shave of lemon rind to garnish
(Please note: Crabby Ginny is not suitable for a Gin and Tonic.)
Pink Gin trivia (from Wikipedia)
- In the 1953 film adaptation of Nicholas Monsarrat’s book, The Cruel Sea, Lockhart (Donald Sinden) meets Ericson (Jack Hawkins) at a London hotel where they both drink pink gin. In a somewhat rewritten scene in the BBC Radio 4 Extra adaptation of 2013, the pair drink gin and tonic.
- A horse named after the cocktail competed in the 1997 Grand National steeplechase finishing fourteenth.
- Pink gin was drunk by Hattie (Jean Simmons) in The Grass is Greener (1960). She liked her bitters to be burnt with a match prior to adding the gin.
- Lottie Cassell offers a pink gin to Logan Mountstuart in Episode 1 of Channel 4’s Any Human Heart (TV series). 2010 (UK), 2011 (US).
- Bigelow (Alec Guiness) orders “Two pink gins, full measure and don’t skimp on the Angostura” in the movie “Raise the Titanic”.
- Pink gin is a popular drink in Graham Greene’s ‘The Heart of the Matter’.
- In the James Bond novel The Man With the Golden Gun, agent 007 orders a pink gin with Beefeater and “plenty of bitters” in the bar of the Thunderbird Hotel in Jamaica, which is operated by his nemesis Francisco Scaramanga.
- In Agatha Christie‘s Poirot, episode Triangle at Rhodes, some of the characters drink Pink Gin, one such cocktail being used as the delivery method of a deadly poison.
- Pink Gin is the drink of choice of Jerry Westerby in the novel Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy.
- The drink is repeatedly ordered in Patrick Hamilton’s novel The Slaves of Solitude.
- In the Nevil Shute novel, On the Beach, several of the main characters drink pink gin.