Acidity is key in many cocktails in order to find a balance between ingredients and their final perceptions.

What happens when you have in mind a fresh, acidic cocktail, with a markedly aperitif character, but you don’t want to cloud the final result …

The citric solution, i.e. a concentrated solution of citric acid and water, allows us to add acidity to a mixture, altering the result and final balance, but hardly altering the result and the clarity of the mixture.


For the SS1 :
75 ml. mineral water
75 gr. white sugar


1. In a saucepan or pot, measure and serve the ingredients. Turn on the heat and with the help of a whisk dissolve until a homogeneous syrup is formed. Once dissolved, remove from the heat and lower the temperature.

2. Store in airtight container in the refrigerator.

For the SS1 Honey :
150 gr. SS1
250 gr. Honey

1. In an airtight container measure and serve all the ingredients. With the help of a whisk, mix the ingredients until a homogeneous mixture is obtained.

2. Place in a serving bottle.
Keep refrigerated.

For citric solution :
250 gr. of mineral water
2 gr. Töufood Citrïc
1 gr. Töufood Ascorbïc

1. In an airtight container measure and serve the ingredients of the recipe. With the help of a manual stirring rod, stir until all the ingredients are dissolved into a homogeneous, transparent mixture without lumps or precipitates.

2. Bottling for service.

Final cocktail

1 service :
60 ml. Gin
25 ml. Italicus
10 ml. SS1 Honey
10 ml. Citric Solution
90 ml. Dry sparkling wine

Measure and serve all the ingredients except the cava directly into the glass, previously cooled. Complete with ice and
stir lightly to cool.

2. Complete with sparkling wine.

3. With the help of a spoon mix from bottom to top to homogenize but very gently so as not to lose the bubbles.