su-Shanghai Buck Cocktail
Photo: Annabelle Breakey; Styling: Karen Shinto
Yields Serves 2 Total Time 10 mins
AuthorBilly Ngo
Billy Ngo, now chef at Kru, a Japanese restaurant in Sacramento, shared this recipe inspired by his previous restaurant, Red Lotus. Skip the rum, and you've got a good virgin option.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Put 2 tsp. ginger, 1/2 tsp. bitters, and 1 tsp. juice into each of 2 tall cocktail glasses. Fill both glasses with ice. Add rum (if using), dividing evenly, and top each glass with ginger beer.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Ingredients

 4 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
 1 teaspoon aromatic bitters such as Angostura
 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
 1/2 cup light rum (optional)
 12 ounces ginger beer

Directions

Step 1
1

Put 2 tsp. ginger, 1/2 tsp. bitters, and 1 tsp. juice into each of 2 tall cocktail glasses. Fill both glasses with ice. Add rum (if using), dividing evenly, and top each glass with ginger beer.

Step 2
2

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Shanghai Buck Cocktail