Sara in the City

cocktails

Strawberry Gingerade Smash

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Ingredients:

Strawberries
Lemonade
Ginger Simple Syrup (recipe below)
Bourbon
Ice

Directions:

Muddle two strawberries in a glass, add ice
In a cocktail shaker- add one shot ginger simple syrup (see below), two shots of bourbon, ½ cup lemonade and ice
Shake for 20 seconds
Pour strained cocktail over strawberry/ice mixture

ENJOY!
((Yield two drinks))

photos: Brittany Sharp

Ginger Simple Syrup Recipe:

Ingredients:

1 6 inch piece of ginger, peeled and cut into 1 inch pieces
1 cup sugar
1 cup water

Directions:

Bring water and sugar to a boil over medium-high heat
Add ginger pieces
Remove from heat
Let mixture cool 30 minutes
Remove ginger pieces
Pour into an air-tight container

Mixture can be refrigerated for up to a month!

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Photos: Brittany Sharp
http://www.swell-studios.com/

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