Ginger spice

2 12 oz Vodka, Smirnoff (ginger infused, see note)
34 oz Elderflower liqueur, St. Germain
1 oz Lemon juice (double strained, chilled)
1 oz Simple syrup
6 dr Cardamom bitters
Instructions
Pour vodka, St. Germain, fresh lemon juice, and simple into a mixing glass with ice. Stir and strain into chilled coupe. Add bitters.
Notes
I used Smirnoff for ginger infusion since it was $14 for a 1.75. I peeled a bunch of ginger the size of a baby's arm, put in in a large mason jar and added the vodka. After a week, strained out the solids. Cardamom bitters were a bit more complicated. I haven't tried Scappy's, but i hear it's good.
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2 Comments

Zachary Pearson's picture

Curated this slightly -

Curated this slightly - changed flavored vodka, Smirnoff to vodka, Smirnoff - generally, if you're doing the flavoring, it's better to put that in the notes field. Removed fresh squeezed from lemon juice - we assume you're using fresh stuff.

Oh, and as the proud owner of Scrappy's Cardamom, it's weapons grade stuff. 6 drops is going to blow out your drink.

Thanks,

Zachary

I'd definitely reduce the

I'd definitely reduce the cardamom bitters. It can barely smell anything other than that, including the elderflower. I actually love cardamom, but even I find it difficult in this drink.