ONE PUNCH COCKTAIL – JUSTIN BALLANTYNE
Justin Ballantyne, winner of the local leg of the International Mount Gay Cocktail Competition 2022, shares a version of his winning cocktail for guests Afiya and Baidawi.
1 oz cucumber shrub, (see below)
1 oz lemon juice
0.5 oz ginger syrup
2 oz Mount gay black barrel
Glassware: sherry or rocks
For the Cucumber shrub:
1/2cup white wine vinegar
1/2cup apple cider vinegar
1tsp kosher salt
- Method: shaken and smoke(optional). The smoke is a hickory wood chip smoke which is optional.
- For the cucumber shrub: blend the cucumber and squeeze out the juice from it, then add the other ingredients to the juice stirring for the salt and sugar to dissolve. Let set in the refrigerator for at least 30mins.