The Thing

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The Thing is a cocktail inspired by the Spritz, with romeo’s gin, Spritz les Îles aperitivo and grapefruit juice. Add worm gummies for your sweet tooth! A breath of fresh air for Halloween.


  • 2 leaves of kale
  • ½ oz of romeo’s gin
  • ½ oz of gentian-based aperitivo, Spritz Les îles
  • 1 oz of fresh grapefruit juice
  • ½ oz of fresh lemon juice
  • ½ oz of orgeat syrup
  • Soda water
  • Garnish: worm-shaped gummies


  • Shaker
  • Muddler
  • Ice 
  • Cocktail sieve
  • Cocktail strainer
  • Wine glass


  • In a shaker, with the help of a muddler, crush the kale with lemon juice. Add the remaining liquid ingredients, except for the soda water.
  • Shake vigorously with ice until the shaker is frosted.
  • Double strain, using a cocktail strainer & sieve, in a wine glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Top with soda water and garnish with worm gummies.

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