Whiskey BucKinsey [Cocktail Recipe]

Emily Rodia, manager at Philadelphia’s Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, created this refreshing candied ginger-garnished recipe.

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  • 1 fresh mint sprig
  • ½ oz. lime juice
  • 2 oz. Kinsey rye whiskey (or other rye whiskey)
  • Splash of ginger beer
  • Candied ginger (get the recipe here) and lime wheel for garnish
  • Dried lavender for garnish (optional)


Add mint, lime juice, and whiskey to a shaker with ice. Shake vigorously to combine, and strain into a Mule mug over fresh-crushed ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with candied ginger and lime wheel. Sprinkle with dried lavender.

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