Whiskey & Ginger Smash June 20, 2016 in Whiskey Cocktail Whiskey and ginger make for a wonderful mix. They're like the perfect couple. Great on their own but at their best together. WHISKEY & GINGER SMASH INGREDIENTS 2 ounces Rye or Bourbon Whiskey .75 ounces Ginger Syrup 1/2 Lemon, cut into wedges 4 Mint leaves INSTRUCTIONS In a shaker, muddle lemon with mint. Add ginger syrup and whiskey. Shake with ice. Strain into an ice filled rocks glass. Garnish with mint and lemon. Ginger Syrup INGREDIENTS 8 fl. oz Water 8 oz White Sugar 2 oz Chopped Ginger INSTRUCTIONS 1. Bring water to a boil. 2. Reduce to medium heat. 3. Stir in sugar until it dissolves. 4. Add chopped ginger. 5. Allow to simmer for 10 minutes. 6. Remove from heat and allow to cool. Strain once cooled. Related Cocktails Date old fashioned Made with bourbon soaked dates. New York Sour A whiskey sour made with egg white and a red wine float.