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The R.B. Ginger (Rum & Ginger Cocktail with Cointreau)

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December 18, 2018
Photo by Julia Gartland
Author Notes

This cocktail, a riff on the Dark & Stormy, was inspired by one of 2018’s most acclaimed documentaries, RBG, which details the life and legacy of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. This gingery, fizzy drink usually just calls for vodka, lime juice, and ginger beer; here, we swap the lime juice for lemon, muddle fresh ginger for a little bit of extra punch, and add a splash of Cointreau and simple syrup to balance those citrusy, zingy flavors.
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Test Kitchen Notes

This was developed by our partner Cointreau and is featured in the story, Create Your Own Hollywood-Inspired Cocktail & Win a Trip to Cannes. —The Editors

  • Prep time 5 minutes
  • Serves 1
Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 ounces rum
  • 3/4 ounce Cointreau
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 2 coins fresh sliced ginger
  • 3 ounces ginger beer
  • candied ginger, for garnish
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Muddle ginger and simple syrup at the bottom of the shaker. Add rum, Cointreau, lemon, and ice. Shake and strain over ice. Top with ginger beer, and garnish with candied ginger.

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