Fernet-Ginger Smash
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About this Cocktail

I've been hearing all over how great of a combination Fernet and Ginger are - so I put two and two together to add to/amp up the "Cynar-Rye Smash" posted by Kevin O'mara. This one is similar, but completely different. I really, really like the cinnamon syrup with the fernet and ginger liqueur. Perfect harmony, as they say.

Ingredients:
  • 2 oz. Rittenhouse Rye
  • .75 oz. Fernet Branca
  • .5 oz. Domaine de Canton
  • .25 oz. Cinnamon Syrup
  • 4 Lemon Chunks
  • 6 Mint Leaves (2 for garnish)
Preparation:

Add lemon, syrup and mint to mixing tin and muddle. Add the rest of the liquids along with ice and shake vigorously. Double strain into a rocks glass. garnish with a nice mint leaf, or two.

cinnamon syrup: boil one cup water. once boiling, add mixture of 3/4 cup white sugar and 1/4 cup brown sugar. stir until sugar is dissolved. add 2 long cinnamon sticks and simmer for 5 mins. bottle and refrigerate. good for up to 3 weeks.

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