Japanese Yuzu and Ginger Cocktail

Recipe by momaphet
READY IN: 3mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 6
    ounces gin or 6 ounces vodka
  • 1
    yuzu fruit, juice Anjou pear
  • 2
    tablespoons ginger-mint simple syrup (recipe follows)
  • 12
    cup honey (or sugar)
  • Ginger Mint Simple Syrup
  • 12
    cup water
  • 14
    cup roughly chopped mint leaf
  • 1
    inch piece ginger, chopped
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine gin, yuzu juice and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Shake shake shake…shake shake shake…shake (Pour into a glass filled with ice, garnish with thinly sliced ginger root and mint leaves.
  • Combine all ingredients in a small, heavy saucepan over medium heat. Stir constantly for 3 minutes to dissolve honey in the water. Continue cooking over medium heat for another 5 minutes or until a syrup-like texture is achieved. Pour the syrup into a small glass bowl and allow to cool slightly before use.
  • when using a cocktail shaker it is helpful to use the syrup while it is still slightly warm, stirring it with the cocktail ingredients to ensure it is well combined before adding ice.).
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