Victory lemonade

The Victorian era established Port as one of Britain's favourite tipples. Here it is used by Bartender Gabor Omufer at Vivek Singh's Cinnamon Club in a cocktail of lemon, ginger beer, orange zest and Fernet Branca.

Ingredients

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Victorian lemonade

Garnish

Equipment

  • Straws
  • Goblet glass

Method

1
Add enough crushed ice to come 2/3 of the way up the glass. Pour in the Port, fruit juices, sugar and Fernet. Use a bar spoon to swizzle the ingredients in the glass for 30 seconds
2
Top up with ginger beer and more crushed ice. Garnish with the cherries, mint leaves, orange zest and a dusting of icing sugar. Serve immediately with a straw

After ignoring his father’s advice to become an engineer, Vivek Singh has built a distinguished career as a chef.

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