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Beets, Beer, Battlestar Galactica

A cocktail inspired by the character Dwight Schrute of The Office. This cocktail mixes with Gin, Beet juice, Ginger Syrup and an IPA!

- Difficulty: Intermediate

Servings 1 cocktail
Author Monica C

Ingredients

  • 3/4 oz London Dry Gin Beefeater Used Here
  • 3/4 oz Beet Juice
  • 1/2 oz Ginger Syrup
  • 1/3 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1 oz IPA Beer Goose Island Used Here

Instructions

  1. In a shaker, add Gin, Beet Juice, Ginger Syrup and Grand Marnier. Fill the shaker 2/3 with ice and give this a shake.

  2. Strain into Nick and Nora Glass and top with IPA Beer. Large Ice Cube optional.

Recipe Notes

This ginger syrup is fairly simple to put together. Use a ratio of 1 cup boiled water to 1 cup Granulated sugar. Have this simmer in a small saucepan, with 4 tablespoons of freshly Grated Ginger, for 5 minutes before straining. Let this come to room temperature before use. Can last in the fridge for up to 1 week. 

The Dwight way would be to make the Beer, Gin and Beet juice, but for this recipe, it's easy and I simply picked up Cedar Juices Beet Juice. Any fresh pressed juice can work, or you can make it yourself!