"Also known as a Rye Buck, the original version of this drink was first seen in the 1908 edition of William Boothby's World Drinks and How to Mix Them," says Michael Madrusan. Making ginger juice is a pain in the neck, Madrusan adds, "and kills juicers". For a simpler, less spicy version of this drink, mix the rye and lime juice over ice and top with ginger beer to taste.
Note To make ginger syrup, dissolve 1½ parts caster sugar in 2 parts fresh ginger juice.
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