This blood orange bourbon cocktail is similar to a whiskey sour. The combination of citrus juices and ginger syrup creates a fresh and vibrant sour mix that's better than any of those pre-made, bottled stuff you find at the liquor store.Yield: serves 1
Author: The Little Epicurean
1 1/2Tablespoonslime juice
1 1/2Tablespoonsblood orange juice
1 1/2Tablespoonsginger syrup (recipe follows)
2Tablespoonssparkling water (club soda)
2inches ginger, peeled, sliced into disks
In a cocktail shaker, muddle together raspberries, lime juice, orange juice and ginger syrup. Add bourbon. Stir to combine. Strain into a glass with ice. Top with sparking soda. Garnish with fresh raspberries and a blood orange slice.
Ginger Syrup: Combine water, sugar, and ginger in a small sauce pot. Bring to a boil. Remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature. Strain out ginger and store ginger syrup in an airtight container in the fridge until ready to use.