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The Virago
from the kitchen of Sharmagne Leland-St.John

1 ounce Fernet-Branca
1 ounce Carpano Antica Formula
3/4 ounce lime juice freshly squeezed
1/2 ounce ginger syrup
Splash of club soda
Crystalised ginger

Juice approximately 8-ounces of peeled ginger.

Combine equal parts sugar and ginger. Shake until
the sugar is dissolved. This can be stored in the
refrigerator for up to a week.

Combine all ingredients in a shaker, add ice and
shake for 10 seconds.

Strain into a tall glass over ice.

Top with soda water and add a garnish of crystallized ginger.

Editor's Note:
This recipe contains alcohol. Drink responsibly. Do not drink and drive.
If you are pregnant the consumption of alcohol could harm your baby.


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