Ginger Smash

  • SERVINGS: Makes 1 drink

Jacques Bezuidenhout is a big fan of tequila with sushi and always thought the spirit would combine well with sake, sushi's more traditional partner.

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  1. 3 quarter-size slices of peeled fresh ginger
  2. Ice
  3. 1 1/2 ounces blanco tequila
  4. 1 1/2 ounces sake
  5. 1 1/4 ounces fresh Ruby Red grapefruit juice
  6. 1/4 ounce Simple Syrup
  7. 1 small grapefruit wheel, for garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the ginger. Add ice and all of the remaining ingredients except the garnish and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with the grapefruit wheel.