How To Make A Jack And The Beanstalk Cocktail | Tasting Table Rec

Start your evening with a refreshing Aperol cocktail

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Brooks Reitz of Saint Alban and Leon's Oyster Shop in Charleston loves Ryan Casey's bright orange-colored cocktail made with gin, grapefruit juice and tonic (first concocted by Casey while he was at FIG). It's the Aperol, the spirit made with a variety of herbs and roots, that gives this cocktail its unique taste.

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Recipe adapted from Ryan Casey, Charleston, SC

Jack And The Beanstalk
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Learn how to make a Jack and the Beanstalk, a gin and Aperol cocktail from Ryan Casey of Charleston's FIG.
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Total time: 5 minutes
  • 1½ ounces gin
  • ¾ ounce Aperol
  • ¼ ounce fresh grapefruit juice
  • Ice
  • ¼ ounce Jack Rudy Small Batch Tonic
  • Orange twist, for garnish
  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the gin, Aperol and grapefruit juice. Fill the shaker with ice. Shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe, top with tonic, garnish with an orange twist and serve.
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