How to Make a Charred Spring Onion Gibson


We've teamed up with to bring you an exciting, new recipe perfect for spring. The unique and delicious Charred Spring Onion Gibson features freshly grilled spring onions as the star of the show. The onions add a burst of flavor to the traditional gin cocktail. It just may become your new spring cocktail obsession.

Learn how to make it step by step. Here's what you'll need:

Pickled spring onions (yield: 1 pint)
1 cup white wine vinegar
1 cup water
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon pickling spice
2 teaspoons granulated sugar
2 garlic cloves, smashed
1 tablespoon olive oil
8 small spring onions, roots trimmed, cut into 4-inch lengths

Cocktail (yield: 1 cocktail)
2 oz. gin
1 oz. dry vermouth
1 pickled charred spring onion bulb

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Bonus Tip: Throw any leftover pickling liquids into salads to add more punch to vinaigrettes. Head to for the recipes!

Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen.

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