GINGER BOURBON COCKTAIL
1/2 cup sugar
1 tablespoon rainbow peppercorns
2 slices fresh ginger
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 ounces bourbon
In a pan, simmer the sugar with 1/2 cup water, stirring, until sugar dissolves. Off the heat, steep the peppercorns and ginger until cool, strain.
Fill a glass with ice, and 1 tablespoon of syrup, lemon juice and bourbon.
1 ounce of gin
1/2 an ounce of Cointreau
1/2 an ounce of grapefruit juice
In a cocktail shaker, shake with ice, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Recipe adapted from Dwell Magazine, September 2012