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The Cuban Baijiu Crisis

A drink that quickly escalates
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Baijiu cocktail with citrus peel
  • 40ml Ming River (strong-aroma baijiu)
  • 10ml Jägermeister
  • 20ml Lemon juice
  • 20ml Simple syrup
  • 8 Mint leaves
  • 50ml Champagne (or sparkling wine)
  • 1
    Shake all ingredients but the champagne over ice.
  • 2
    Strain into a coupe and top with champagne.

Michael Thurm’s riff on the Old Cuban is a refreshing peak behind the Bamboo Curtain.