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Ginger Smash

Ginger Smash
Image: / Tim Nusog

This cocktail by Jason Kosmas and Dushan Zaric of Employees Only is a delicious mix of three spirits, pineapple, lime juice and, of course, ginger.


  • 2 chunks Fresh pineapple
  • 2 slices Fresh ginger root
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 1/2 oz 10 Cane rum
  • 3/4 oz Luxardo maraschino liqueur
  • 3/4 oz Berentzen apple liqueur
  • 1/2 oz Fresh lime juice
  • Garnish: pineapple leaf


  1. Muddle the pineapple, ginger and sugar in a shaker until they form a paste.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients and fill halfway with ice.

  3. Shake briefly and pour (unstrained) into a rocks or Old Fashioned glass.

  4. Garnish with a pineapple leaf.