Chufly 1.000

Deb Lindsey for The Washington Post

Spirits Jan 3, 2016

A standard drink in Bolivia, this could be thought of as a South American buck (bucks are a class of cocktails made with ginger ale or ginger beer), though it's often made with lemon-lime soda as well.

Where to Buy: The Bolivian spirit singani, a fragrant, floral distillation of muscat grapes, is available in the District at Ace Beverage, Batch 13, Cordial Fine Wine & Spirits and D'Vines.


Servings:
1

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Tested size: 1 servings

Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces singani (see headnote)
  • Ginger ale, preferably a spicy one such as Fentiman's or Fever Tree
  • Lime wedge, for garnish

Directions

Fill a chilled Collins glass with ice.

Add the singani, then top with the ginger ale.

Serve with the lime wedge.

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Recipe Source

From Ramon Escobar, founder of Chufly Imports and a partner in singani producer Rujero Singani.

Tested by M. Carrie Allan.

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