- 1oz Ming River (strong-aroma baijiu)
- 1oz Sweet red vermouth*
- Tonic water
- 1Pour baijiu and vermouth over ice in a highball glass.
- 2Top with tonic.
- 3Garnish with a lemon twist.
Proving that the simplest drinks are often the best, this kinda-sorta riff on the Americano is a dangerously easy-to-drink baijiu tonic. If General Tso made Americans swoon for Chinese food, General Ming will make Americans fall in love with Chinese alcohol.
*We used Belsazar vermouth, but most red wine-based aperitivos work well as substitutes.
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