Tom Terrific

tom terrificFresh citrus and a splash of hoppy IPA brighten up this Old Tom sipper.

1 3/4 oz. Old Tom gin
1/2 oz. Cherry Heering
1/2 oz. Demerara simple syrup (2:1 sugar to water)
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
2 oz. IPA beer
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: Collins
Garnish: orange wheel

Combine all ingredients, except beer, and shake with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a Collins glass, top with beer and garnish.

Daren Swisher, PARK Restaurant & Bar, Cambridge, Massachusetts