Mandarin Ginger Gin and Chinese Whisper Cocktail

Chinese Whisper

Ingredients:

3 slices of ginger

60 ml vodka 

30 ml lychee liqueur

15 ml freshly squeezed lime juice

7.5 ml ginger syrup (see instructions below)

Method:

Muddle the ginger in a cocktail shaker, add ice and all the ingredients. Shake vigorously for 20 seconds and serve in a martini glass. 

Mandarin Gin Ginger

Ingredients:

3 slices of ginger

60 ml gin

20 ml lychee liqueur

20 ml freshly squeezed satsuma juice

10 ml fresh lime juice

7.5 ml ginger syrup (see instructions below)

Method: as above

Ginger Syrup

Ingredients:

200g granulated sugar

175 ml water

100g peeled ginger

Method:

  1. Combine sugar and water in a saucepan over a gentle heat, stirring until dissolved.
  2. Add the ginger and continue to heat bringing the syrup to a gentle boil.
  3. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  4. Take the saucepan of the heat and allow the syrup to cool.
  5. Strain the syrup into air tight jars and use in your cocktails; will keep for up to two weeks refrigerated. 

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