Ginger Rouge Cocktail

By Kathy Casey

Full of cranberry, orange and zesty ginger, the Ginger Rouge Cocktail is the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail!

Recipe

Ingredients

Cocktail

1 1/2 oz gin, vodka or gold rum

3/4 oz Housemade Zesty Cranberry Ginger Syrup (see recipe)

1/2 oz fresh lemon juice

2 dashes angostura bitters

3/4 oz ginger ale, chilled



Housemade Zesty Cranberry Ginger Syrup

1 cup fresh or frozen cranberries

2 tsp. finely grated orange zest

2 tsp. finely minced fresh ginger

1 cup water

1 cup sugar

Instructions

Cocktail

Shake with ice.

Strain into a cocktail glass.

Top with ginger ale.



Housemade Zesty Cranberry Ginger Syrup

Place ingredients into a small sauce pan.

Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to a simmer.

Simmer for 5 minutes until syrupy.

Let cool then puree in the blender until smooth.

Refrigerate for up to 2 weeks.

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