Southern Baptist Recipe

rye cocktail
Wes Rowe

Sother Teague of Amor y Amargo in NYC shared this rye cocktail recipe with us, and it's a winner, spicy with lots of fresh ginger and bright from a bunch of fresh lime.

Recipe Details

Southern Baptist Recipe

Active 10 mins
Total 10 mins
Serves 1 serving


For the Fresh Ginger Syrup:

  • 1 1/2 ounces fresh ginger (about 4 inches long), peeled

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

For the Cocktail:

  • 2 ounces Bulleit rye whiskey

  • 3/4 ounce fresh ginger syrup

  • 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice from 1 to 2 limes

  • Garnish: lime twist or lime wheel


  1. For the Ginger Syrup: Slice ginger into chunks and place in bottom of mixing glass. Muddle until broken up well. Strain juice through fine-mesh tea strainer, pressing on solids to extract juice. Measure out 1/2 ounce fresh ginger juice, pour into small glass, mix with sugar until dissolved, stirring well. Mixture will be very thick.

  2. For the Cocktail: Pour rye, 3/4 ounce ginger syrup and lime juice into a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into coupe, garnish as desired and serve.

Special equipment

Cocktail shaker, muddler, and strainer

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)
266 Calories
0g Fat
36g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 266
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 36g 13%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 27g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 27mg 137%
Calcium 21mg 2%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 200mg 4%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)