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Skinny Drinks: Bitters Shim Highball

This recipe was first published in our feature on low calorie Skinny Drinks.

By Dinah Sanders

As simple as it gets! Low sugar, low alcohol, refreshing and light, but still flavoursome. This drink packs less than 50 calories a dose.

· 15ml Gin or vodka*
· 3-4 dashes of bitters
· A wide strip of citrus peel
· Soda to top

Build the ingredients in a highball with lots of ice. Express plenty of the citrus peel oils into the drink as you’re building.

*Or other spirit of your choosing – whisky or tequila will give a greater perception of strength, for example.

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