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An Unoriginal Idea is one of our signature cocktails photographed on Wednesday, August 7, 2019, at the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Photo by J.B. Forbes,

Yield: 16 servings

1 (750 ml) bottle gin

1 cup lemon juice, preferably fresh-squeezed

1 cup superfine sugar, see note

Note: To make superfine sugar, place granulated sugar in a blender and blend until powdery, about 10 seconds. Can be stored indefinitely in an airtight container.

Mix together gin, lemon juice and superfine sugar in a pitcher. Refrigerate before serving or serve over ice.

Recipe by Daniel Neman