Forgetfully, Fernet

How better to bust a hangover than to include a remedy in a cocktail? Gina Chersevani’s gingery whiskey slushie floats a quick pour of bitter Fernet-Branca, the purported hangover cure-all, to give regulars at The Eddy a fail-safe reason to order another.

Make It At Home

2 cups ice
1½ ounces Jameson Irish whiskey
1 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 ounce grated ginger
½ ounce simple syrup (1:1)
1 ounce Fernet-Branca
1 sprig of fresh mint

1. In a blender, add the ice, whiskey, lemon juice, grated ginger and simple syrup. Blend on high for 30 seconds.

2. Pour into a coupe and fill to the rim with Fernet-Branca, then garnish with the sprig of mint. Serve.

Drink It Here

The Eddy
633 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003

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