The Stormy Ditch


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Memorial Day Weekend calls for a cocktail from our book HostThe Stormy Ditch, our take on the classic summer beach cocktail, the Dark and Stormy, combines fresh ginger juice, lime and bourbon. The ginger juice adds an unbeatable punch of flavor and is one of our not-so-secret cocktail ingredients. It might sound exotic and hard to find, but just swing by your local juice bar to get the good stuff.

The Stormy Ditch
makes 1 cocktail

1½ ounces bourbon
¾ ounce lime juice
½ ounce fresh ginger juice
1 ounce simple syrup
3 ounces club soda
1 lime wheel, for garnish

In a rocks glass filled with ice, combine the bourbon, lime juice, ginger juice and simple syrup and stir briefly. Top with club soda and garnish with the lime wheel. Serve immediately.

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