The weather forecast predicts temperatures will be in the high 50’s this weekend. Temps like this, in the midst of an Iowa winter can come off feeling like a heat wave! T-shirts will be warn, shorts and sandals will make their 2016 debut, and a refreshing cocktail will be top of mind! Plus, including ingredients like lemon, mint and ginger will make you feel good about drinking it!;o)
2 shots Cedar Ridge Barrel-Aged Rum
1 shot simple syrup
1 ginger root
fresh mint leaves
Muddle 2 lemon wedges, 6 mint leaves and 3 slices of fresh ginger in rocks glass. Fill glass with ice. Add 2 shots Cedar Ridge Barrel-Aged Rum and 1 shot of simple syrup. Garnish with candied ginger and mint leaf. For larger gatherings, make a batch ahead of time!