The Opening Act

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Discerning Drinkers (35 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Mint sprig

How to make:

SHAKE first 4 ingredients with ice and strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with tonic water.

2 fl oz Ginger liqueur
1/2 fl oz Strucchi Red Bitter Liqueur
1/2 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1 dash Orange Bitters by Angostura
Top up with Thomas Henry Tonic Water
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Review:

Bitter liqueur and ginger topped with tonic, a surprisingly good combo. Adult and balanced. A great long drink.

History:

Adapted from a recipe originally created by Andrew Pollard for the 2010 Domaine de Canton Bartender of the Year competition winning 'Best Overall Cocktail'.

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Easy Jigger image

Easy Jigger

The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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