Adapted from Maine Mead Works.
1-inch piece fresh ginger
2 lime wedges, divided
2 ounces cachaça (Brazilian rum)
½ ounce HoneyMaker Semi-Sweet Mead
splash ginger beer (such as Captain Eli’s)
1. In a dry mixing glass, muddle the ginger and 1 lime wedge.
2. Add the cachaca and mead and fill with ice. Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with remaining lime wedge.
Makes 1 serving
Photograph by Sara Beth Nelson