Shoo-Fly Punch –

~ Ingredients
5 tablespoons bourbon
2 tablespoons ginger liqueur
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 tablespoon Simple Syrup
1/4 teaspoon bitters
Crushed ice
Nonalcoholic ginger beer, chilled
Garnishes: orange slices, fresh mint sprigs

Stir together first 5 ingredients. Fill 1 (16-oz.) glass or Mason jar with crushed ice. Pour bourbon mixture over ice; top with ginger beer (about 1/3 cup). Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.

Note: We tested with Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Domaine de Canton ginger liqueur, and Reed’s Extra Ginger Brew and Goya Jamaican Style Ginger Beer.

Southern Living 2011