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Ginger Pear Bourbon Cocktail

Ginger Pear bourbon cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces Bourbon
  • 2 ounces Pear Nectar or Juice
  • Juice from Lemon
  • 1 ounce Ginger Honey Simple Syrup
  • Ginger Ale, to taste
  • Ginger Honey Simple Syrup: (enough for 2 cocktails)
    •    -- Cup Honey
    •    -- Cup Water
    •    -- One 1-inch piece of Ginger peeled and thinly sliced
  • Optional Garnishes: Crystallized Ginger, thinly sliced Pear, Lemon Wedges

Directions:

  1. Make the simple syrup: In a small saucepot combine honey, water and ginger. Bring to a gentle simmer over medium heat, stirring, until honey dissolves into water. Remove from heat and set aside to steep for 20 minutes. Strain into a container, discarding ginger, cover and refrigerate until ready to use.
  2. For the cocktail: Combine bourbon, pear juice, lemon and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Vigorously shake until chilled.
  3. Pour over ice in glass and top with a bit of ginger ale. Garnish with pear slices, a lemon wedge and a few pieces of crystallized ginger on a skewer.
  4. Enjoy!

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