With the holiday season knocking at our doors, it's time to put on our beverage-savvy detective hats. Whether you're the host with the most or just a tired elf looking for some rejuvenation, a killer cocktail can take the celebration up a notch.
We're introducing the Holiday Elderberry Ginger Cocktail, a concoction that's both your pass to a wellness paradise and a taste bud magician. Together, we will explore the wonders of elderberry and ginger, a dynamic combination that is set to revolutionize the cocktail world.
Benefits of Elderberry and Ginger
We all are well aware of the fact that elderberries are brimmed with benefits. These tiny, purple powerhouses, have been the talk of wellness circles for a reason. With antioxidants galore, they bolster your body's natural defenses and shield your cells from oxidative stress. Its syrups serve as a go-to remedy for colds and flu. It's known to reduce the duration and intensity of these pesky illnesses. It contains anthocyanins that help fight inflammation, making it a handy companion in the battle against inflammatory conditions.
Ginger, on the other hand, is a fiery root with a spicy kick. It is a health superstar that deserves a spot in your wellness routine. It has been soothing stomachs for centuries and serves as a perfect remedy for nausea and indigestion. It knows how to rally your immune troops and lends a hand in strengthening your body's natural defenses against invaders.
Now that you know the superpowers of elderberry and ginger, let's get to the fun part, the recipe that marries these two ingredients into a cocktail that's as delicious as it is good for you.
Elderberry Ginger Cocktail
- 2 oz. Mayernik Kitchen Elderberry Syrup
- 1 oz. bourbon of choice
- 1 dropper full Mayernik Kitchen Ginger Tincture
- 1 cinnamon stick
- A few slices of fresh ginger
- Twist of orange peel
- Take a shaker and add elderberry syrup, your chosen bourbon, and those zesty ginger slices.
- Then, toss in some ice and shake it like you mean it!
- Strain the mixture into a highball glass and drop in that ginger tincture like it's hot.
- Crown your creation with a cinnamon stick and a twist of orange peel.
- Sip it straight or over a big, fancy ice cube. Either way, it's time to raise your glass and toast to health and happiness.
As you relish every sip of the Holiday Elderberry Ginger Cocktail, you're not just treating your taste buds to a dance of flavors; you're also treating your body to a wellness carnival. So, raise that glass and let the festivities begin!
Cheers to your well-being and a deliciously good time!