Vodka, lemongrass and ginger fusion

Caiprovska 2
Geir suggests simply enjoying Heavy Water neat, served on the rocks. But when you’re in the mood to shake things up, try one of these unique cocktails.

Makes 1

INGREDIENTS

For the lemongrass-ginger syrup:

  • 475g sugar
  • 475ml water
  • 2 stalks fresh lemongrass, finely chopped
  • 3 ‘thumbs’ fresh ginger, peeled and chopped

For the cocktail:

  • 60ml Heavy Water vodka
  • 10ml fresh-squeezed lemon juice
  • 15ml lemongrass-ginger syrup (see above)
  • lime slice or a sprig of fresh mint, to garnish

METHOD

For the lemongrass-ginger syrup, combine all ingredients in a saucepan. Simmer uncovered for about 30 minutes. Cover and leave to cool for 30 minutes. Strain thoroughly and store in a tightly-sealed jar until ready to use.

For the cocktail, combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake for 20 seconds and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime slice or sprig of fresh mint.

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