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This rum cocktail gets extra gingery from the muddled fresh ginger root and ginger liqueur.

Recipe from Kendra Thompson of Lucy's Fried Chicken in Austin, Texas.

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About This Recipe

Yield:makes 1 cocktail
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes
Special equipment:Muddler, cocktail shaker

Ingredients

  • 1/2 inch thick slice of fresh ginger root, peeled
  • 1 ounce rum such as Treaty Oak
  • 1 ounce Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • Ginger ale
  • Garnish: lime slice

Procedures

  1. 1

    Muddle the ginger root in a cocktail shaker. Add rum, ginger liqueur, lime juice, and simple syrup to cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake for 15 seconds.

  2. 2

    Strain into a pint glass filled with ice and top with ginger ale. Garnish with a lime slice and serve with a straw.

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