It is the time of season again for mixed drinks over ice. We have a classic recipe for you tonight, as some classic drinks are making a comeback. The fun part of these is that it is the season for Ginger Beer, most recognizable as a key ingredient in the infamous Dark & Stormy, but there in some other forms, as well!
For a fun incarnation of Ginger Beer, we recommend the Broken Down Chevy. This is a delightful and refreshing summertime beverage. If you are confident in your golf game or just don’t care what your score is…this is one way to make an afternoon of golf pass more quickly. Start by mixing 2 ounces of your favorite Vodka, one spoon of Agave Nectar and 1 ounce of grapefruit juice in a mixing glass. Shake thoroughly and pour into a glass. Top the glass with 3 ounces of Ginger Beer and garnish with a slice of grapefruit or lime.
Next, plant your feet shoulder width apart, golf ball on a tee just inside your left foot, beverage receptacle neatly held inside the curved fingers of your right hand, eye the target and study the projected trajectory for the desired result. Gently bending your right elbow, carefully lift the receptacle, tilt towards your mouth, drink and savour the refreshing liquid as it passes over your palate. Look at the other members of your foursome and simply say, “hole in one.” Repeat as necessary. Practice with deliberation and focus. You have just mastered the Broken Down Chevy. Also remember, that like golf… consumption of this beverage involves keeping your score low.