Fresh 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
Garnish: orange wheel
Combine all ingredients, except beer, and shake with ice. Strain over fresh ice cubes into a Collins glass, top with beer and garnish.
Daren Swisher, PARK Restaurant & Bar, Cambridge, Massachusetts