How to Make Two Birds’ Blossom Cocktail

One of eight cocktails on the Detroit bar’s seasonal menu
Two Birds' Blossom Cocktail
Two Birds’ Blossom cocktail

Two Birds serves up a rotating menu of seasonal drinks. This month, the West Village bar is sharing the recipe for its Blossom cocktail, a floral and flirty drink that features Two James Old Cockney Gin.

Two Birds’ Blossom Cocktail Recipe


11/2 oz. Two James Old Cockney Gin 

1 oz. Giffard Lichi-Li

½ oz. Mattei Cap Corse apéritif           

½ oz. freshly squeezed orange juice

½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice

½ oz. basil simple syrup


Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a double rocks glass with
a large ice cube. Garnish with a single basil leaf.

Two Birds, 8130 Kercheval Ave., Detroit;

This story is featured in the February 2022 issue of Hour Detroit magazine. Read more stories in our digital edition.