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Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Karen Shinto
YieldsMakes 1Total Time5 mins
AuthorDeb Kessler, El Granada, California

Sunset reader Deb Kessler of El Gra­nada, California, played with floral and spicy ginger flavors to create her cocktail.

How to Make It

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Pour bourbon, St-Germain, and lemon juice into an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well. Strain into a rocks (lowball) glass, add 1 large ice cube, and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a skewer of lemon and candied ginger.

Ingredients

 2 ounces bourbon whiskey, such as Gentleman Jack
 1 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
 1 ounce lemon juice
 2 ounces chilled ginger beer
  Lemon wedge
  Piece of candied ginger

Directions

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Pour bourbon, St-Germain, and lemon juice into an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well. Strain into a rocks (lowball) glass, add 1 large ice cube, and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a skewer of lemon and candied ginger.

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