FOOD / 31
my new bar cart is making some good progress. i’ve been stocking up on our booze and purchasing some decanters from etsy (see!) to add to our collection. ginger drinks are my favorite, so i am excited to share jesse’s recipe with you today…cheers!
THE JOHN DENVER
1 inch of pealed fresh ginger
1 slice of orange
1 slice of lemon
2 1/4 ounces bourbon
3/4 ounce ginger simple syrup
1 1/2 teaspoons orange juice
1 teaspoon lemon juice
1 or 2 dashes Angostura bitters
Lemon peel for garnish
Muddle fresh orange, lemon and ginger slices in shaker bottom.
Add ice, pour ingredients over and sake vigorously.
Serve up and with a twist of lemon or orange.
Top with ginger brew floater.
Ginger simple syrup
Thinly slice about 2-3 inches of peeled ginger.
Add one cup of water to equal parts of fine sugar.
Boil for 5 min and allow to cool.
Strain into bottle of your choice.
If you like the burn add more ginger, if its too hot air on the 1-2 inch side of things.