By itself, whiskey contains healthy antioxidants, but the sugary cola that it’s typically mixed with only adds unnecessary calories and makes you dehydrated. Substitute this ginger mixture instead of cola for a healthier whiskey drink.
This recipe is provided by Healthline.
- 1 Tablespoon grated ginger
- 2 Cups water
- 1.5 Ounces whiskey
- 1 Teaspoon agave nectar
- 1 Dash of dash of bitters
Boil 1 tbsp. of grated ginger in 2 cups water and chill. Mix ½ cup ginger water with 1.5 oz. whiskey, 1 tsp. of agave nectar, and a dash of bitters. Serve over ice and garnish with lemon peel.