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