Who knew that America would be interested in celebrating the national spirit of our former mortal enemy? Eh, times have changed. Enjoy these two libations, courtesy of Effen.
In a mixing glass, combine all ingredients over ice. Shake, and strain into a low tumbler over ice. Garnish with lime wheel.
Effen Bold Ginger
1 ½ parts Effen Vodka
¾ parts Lime Juice
¾ parts Ginger Syrup
1 dash Bitters
5 Mint leaves
In a mixing glass, muddle mint, lime juice and ginger syrup. Add vodka and shake over ice. Strain and pour into a tall glass with ice and ginger beer. Garnish with mint sprig.