“I wanted to do something with a vegetable on our summer drink list. I love carrot juice, and it’s a natural fit with ginger. Aperol is herbaceous and bitter but has some sweetness tooit plays very well with North Carolina-made Sutler’s Gin. I love bloody marys, but there are just not a lot of drinks in that savory, vegetable-driven category. This one is delicious enough for Saturday night but can also aid in recovery on Sunday morning.” Seth Sullivan, The Cardinal, BooneGarden Gnome1Â½ ounces Sutler’s GinÂ½ ounce Aperol1Â½ ounces carrot juiceÂ½ ounce lemon juice4 – 5 dashes Angostura bittersGinger beerCombine all ingredients except ginger beer in a shaker. Shake over ice, then strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with ginger beer and stir once. Garnish with a lemon twist or small carrot.
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