A few months ago I created a simple drink I called the Fifth Season, as it was sort of summery yet also sort of wintery. A couple of weeks ago I posted it to my blog on FineCooking.com.
It's another spicy ginger drink, not so radically different from The Tackler I wrote about last week. That one paired ginger liqueur and allspice. This one uses ginger syrup and cinnamon.
Anyway, it's good drinking. I hope you enjoy it.
The Fifth Season
By Camper English
2 fl. oz. Aged Cachaca (Novo Fogo preferred)
1 fl. oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
1 fl. oz. Ginger Syrup
.3 fl. oz. Cinnamon Syrup (B.G. Reynold's Don's Mix preferred)
Lemon Peel for Garnish
Shake all ingredients except lemon peel with ice, then strain into a cocktail glass. Express the oils from the lemon peel over the drink and drop into the drink. A splash of champagne is nice in this drink too.