Fernet and Ginger Beer

Take the bitter with the sweet in this simple drink

With barbecue season in full swing, any excuse to throw an outdoor party is valid (parties for one totally count). But with the sun already going straight to your head, it's best to imbibe a cocktail that doesn't. This bitter ginger libation is the refreshing cherry on top of your summer Sunday. Now all your party needs is the perfect playlist.

Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen

Fernet And Ginger Beer
5 from 36 ratings
With summer heat already going straight to your head, it's best to imbibe a cocktail that doesn't. This bitter ginger libation is a refreshing accompaniment to your next summer barbecue.
Prep Time
5
minutes
Cook Time
0
minutes
Servings
1
cocktail
Total time: 5 minutes
Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 1 ounce fernet
  • 1 small bottle ginger beer
  • 1 orange wedge, plus rind for garnish
Directions
  1. Fill a Collins glass with ice. Add the fernet and top with the ginger beer.
  2. Squeeze the juice from the orange wedge into the drink; twist the rind and rub it onto the rim of the glass, extracting the oils. Stir just enough to combine the ingredients, then garnish with the orange rind and serve.
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