Mixologist Michael Cecconi of Back Forty – New York, NY
Adapted by StarChefs.com
Ginger-Infused Bluecoat Gin (Makes 24 ounces):
½ pound ginger, peeled against the grain into ¼-inch slices
1 750-milliliter bottle Bluecoat gin
1 bottle Victory Prima Pils beer
1 ounce ginger-infused gin
1 ounce fresh lime juice
1 ounce simple syrup
1 twist lemon
For the Ginger-Infused Bluecoat Gin:
Combine the peeled ginger with the gin in a blender and puree. Using a fine mesh strainer, separate the pulp from the gin. Store the gin in a tightly sealed bottle.
For the Cocktail:
Pour the beer into a Pilsner glass. In a shaker, combine ginger-infused gin, lime juice, and simple syrup. Add ice, shake, and strain into the glass. Garnish with the twist of lemon.