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Asia Daisy
© Tina Rupp

Asia Daisy

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Gin and lychee is one of London bartender Wayne Collins's favorite flavor combinations. "In a martini, a punch, a sour or even a sweet, cream-based drink, it just seems to work," he says.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 1 lime, quartered
  2. Ice cubes, plus crushed ice
  3. 2 ounces gin
  4. 3/4 ounce lychee liqueur
  5. 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  6. 3/4 ounce chilled ginger ale
  7. 1 fresh or canned lychee and 1 mint sprig, for garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lime. Add ice cubes and the gin, lychee liqueur and Simple Syrup and shake briefly. Strain into a crushed-ice-filled red wine glass and stir in the ginger ale. Garnish with the lychee and mint sprig.