Ninho Pacifico

[Photograph: Alice Gao]

'Ninho' means nest in Portuguese, and the name's a nod to one of Brian Block's favorite beers, Hitachino White Nest beer. This cocktail also includes a distilled version of the beer. Blood oranges add a lovely color if you can find them.

Recipe from Brian Block of Aldea in NYC.

Ninho Pacifico

About This Recipe

Yield:1 cocktail
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:cocktail shaker and strainer


  • 2 wedges blood orange
  • Small bunch of cilantro
  • Ice
  • 1 ounces Kiuchi No Shizuku Hitachino Nest Distilled White Ale
  • 4 ounces Hitachino White Nest Beer
  • Garnish: blood orange wedge, sprig of cilantro


  1. 1

    Muddle blood orange and cilantro in cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice and add distilled Hitachino spirit to mixture. Shake and strain into ice-filled collins glass, and top with beer. Garnish with wedge of blood orange and sprig of cilantro.

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