Nico de Soto, co-owner of Mace in New York City, gives this aquavit-sherry cocktail a zingy kick with fresh ginger juice.
Slideshow:More Easy Cocktail RecipesThis recipe originally appeared in the Food & Wine 2016 Cocktails book.
1 1/2 ounce Spicy Ginger Syrup (see Note)
1 ounce Linie aquavit
1 ounce oloroso sherry
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
4 ounces chilled pale ale
1 piece of candied ginger skewered on a pick, for garnish
How to Make It
In a cocktail shaker, combine the Spicy Ginger Syrup, aquavit, sherry and lime juice. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled, ice-filled highball glass. Stir in the pale ale and garnish with the candied ginger.
In a jar, combine 2 ounces fresh ginger juice (from two 3-inch pieces) with 1/4 cup sugar. Cover and shake until the sugar dissolves. Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks. Makes about 3 ounces.
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