Ginger Cocktail

August 16, 2015 by Ben Parsons

Fresh Ginger – Summer Cocktails

Some of the recipes included within our subscription require fresh ginger, the sun has been out here at Flavour Delivered HQ and we decided to use up some surplus ginger in the best way… cocktails!

Here are a couple of recipes to easily follow to use up any spare ginger (and gin). Enjoy responsibly.

 

The Red Red “Vine” Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 12 Fresh grapes
  • 2 oz Gin
  • 2 Mint leaves
  • 1 slice Fresh ginger
  • 3 Lemon wedges
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • Club soda

Garnish:

  • 1 Mint leaf and a grape cluster

Method:

  1. In a shaker, muddle the grapes.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients except the club soda and fill with ice.
  3. Shake well and double strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice.
  4. Top with club soda and garnish with a mint leaf and a grape cluster.

 

The Jamaican Breeze

Ingredients:

  • 1 slice Fresh ginger
  • 1.5 oz Rum
  • 2 oz Pineapple juice
  • .5 oz Simple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters

Garnish:

  • 1 Lime wheel

Method:

  • In a shaker, muddle the ginger.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice.
  • Shake, and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.
  • Garnish with a lime wheel.

 

You can find these recipes and others through www.yummly.com. If you know of any other great cocktails using ginger then please share below.

As always, a jug of these would go down a treat alongside your Flavour Delivered subscription.

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