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The Big O

Photo: John Kernick; Stylist: Alistar Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates
Yield Makes 2 drinks (serving size: 1 drink)
Skewered crystallized ginger adorn glasses of The Big O--a vodka cocktail with agave nectar, lime juice, and ginger beer.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup vodka
  • Ice
  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup or agave nectar
  • About 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2/3 cup ginger beer
  • Skewered crystallized ginger

Nutrition Information

  • calories 157
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.0 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 2 mg
  • calcium 1 mg

How to Make It

  1. Divide vodka between 2 glasses filled with ice. To each glass, add 1 teaspoon simple syrup or agave nectar and about 1/2 tablespoon lime juice; top each with about 1/3 cup ginger beer. Stir to combine. Garnish cocktails with skewered crystallized ginger.