1-1/2 ounces ginger vodka*
3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
1 ounce ginger syrup (see below)
Ginger slice, for garnish
For ginger syrup:
2-1/2 cups water
1 cup fast-dissolving sugar (such as superfine sugar)
1 cup freshly grated ginger
- Make ginger syrup: Bring water, sugar, and grated ginger to a boil. Simmer for 10 minutes; let cool.
- Make cocktail: In mixing glass, add ice, ginger vodka, lime juice, and ginger syrup. Shake vigorously; pour into a tall ice-filled glass.
- Top off glass with soda. Garnish with a ginger slice.
Makes 1 cocktail.
Nutritional information per serving: 155 calories
*If ginger vodka isn't available, add 1-1/2 cups freshly grated ginger root to 750 ml of vodka. Steep for three to four days.