Ginger Rum Shandy

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 10
    slices peeled ginger
  • 1
    cup sugar
  • ice
  • 4
    ounces spiced rum, divided (recommended -- Sailor Jerry)
  • 1
    lime, quartered
  • 14
    cup apple juice, divided
  • 2
    cups wheat beer, divided (recommended -- Hoegaarden)
  • thinly sliced apple, for garnish
  • freshly grated ginger, for garnish
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DIRECTIONS

  • In a small saucepan, combine the ginger, sugar and 1 cup water over medium-high heat. Let boil, and then reduce to medium until the liquid becomes syrupy, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove, strain and cool.
  • Using a martini shaker to mix each drink, add ice, 1 ounce rum, 1 tablespoon ginger syrup, the juice of 1 lime quarter and 1 tablespoon apple juice. Shake well, pour into a rock glass, top with 1/2 cup beer and garnish with a thin slice of apple and freshly grated ginger.
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