Sake Orange Cocktail with Ginger

5 oz of good, junmai grade sake
2 oz fresh-squeezed orange juice
.5 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice
1 oz ginger syrup
4 dashes orange bitters
very thinly sliced orange and lime slices for garnish

In a large shaker mostly filled with ice, combine all the above ingredients and shake well. Strain into chilled cocktail (martini) glasses and garnish with lime and orange slices. Serves two.

Alternatively, you could serve this on the rocks in a highball glass and top with soda water for a great fizzy drink.

ginger syrup:
1/2 lb of ginger (about two large pieces)
2c. sugar
2c. water

Chop washed ginger in food processor. Add to water and sugar and simmer on low for about an hour. Strain and pour into a bottle, cool.

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