14 Sep Taste of Detroit
Glassware: Old-Fashioned/Rocks Glass
- 2 oz. Maker’s Mark Bourbon
- 2 oz. Mango Nectar
- 1 oz. Lime Juice
- 1 oz. Vernors Ginger Ale Reduction Syrup*
- 0.5 oz cold pressed ginger juice
- 3 dashes tiki bitters
Method: Add all ingredients except mint leaves to shaker. Slap or spank a handful of mint leaves to release the aroma & oils (do not muddle) Add ice, shake and strain over ice in cocktail glass.
Vernors Reduction Syrup
- 1 part Vernors Ginger Ale (20 oz.)
- 1/2 part Sugar
- 1.5 oz of cold pressed ginger juice
Method: Boil for 20-25 minutes until reduced. Stir often.
Garnish: Mint leaves, Mango Rose (or fan)
Kay Mohamed is 13 years experience as a multicultural bartender with a fun spirit and nonstop grind. Trained in mixology in Detroit’s most prominent bars and owner and host of Kocktails & Glam: “Be Your Own Bartender” Events. When she’s not bartending, Kay enjoys exploring Detroit’s many food finds, tacos, my dogs (aka my children), and the lakes of Michigan. Follow her on Instagram.