Whiskey Buck Cocktail Recipe
Relive the swinging '60s with this simple, retro cocktail featuring whiskey, lime and ginger syrup.
Makes 1 cocktail
50 ml Irish whiskey
1 tablespoon ginger syrup (recipe follows)
Fresh lime juice
Lime and grapefruit to garnish
In a highball glass, squeeze the juice of one lime wedge. Fill glass with ice cubes. Add Irish whiskey and ginger syrup and stir briefly. Garnish with lime and grapefruit wedge.
1 cup water
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
Heat water in a small saucepan over medium heat. Add sugar, stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat, add lemon juice and ginger and steep for a few minutes. Strain through cheesecloth to remove the ginger pulp. Cool mixture.
Makes 1 cup of ginger syrup, enough for several cocktails.