How to Make the Metaxa Ginger Rock

How to Make the Metaxa Ginger Rock
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Looking for a new take on the Moscow Mule? Try adding in Metaxa, the Greek Brandy, and you’ll get a different kind of zing.

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The Moscow Mule is one of the most searched recipes of all time. There is a reason – ginger just works so well in a cocktail. Think about adding honey to the ginger and you have the Metaxa Ginger Rock. It’s super easy – just add three or four ice cubes into a highball glass. Pour 50ml of Metaxa and top with chilled ginger ale or ginger beer. Garnish with a roll of fresh cucumber and a lime zest. Here is more about Metaxa and the proper recipe!

Mini-Lush Guide to Metaxa

For those of you who might not be familiar with Metaxa, check out my full Lush Guide to Metaxa. It’s a Greek brandy that was historically drunk at holidays and celebrations. Now it’s popping up on cocktail menus all over the world. It’s super easy to work with and makes fabulous cocktails.

  • Metaxa comes from created by Spyros Metaxa in the 1800’s.
  • Metaxa is a Greek brandy made from a combination of aged Muscat wines from the island of Samos, aged white wine distillates and Mediterranean botanicals
  • Metaxa tastes like honey, almonds, stone-fruits like apricots, pears, peaches, with an aroma of rose and honey

What goes into a Metaxa Ginger Rock

Making a Mule with Metaxa is a fabulous idea. The brandy adds so much depth to it and Metaxa brings along a sweetness from the honey as well as fruitiness. You’ll want make sure you drink just one, as it is super more-ish!

  • Metaxa (I use Metaxa 7 stars)
  • Ginger Ale or Ginger Beer
  • Lime
  • Cucumber

It couldn’t be easier.

What tools you need to make the Metaxa Ginger Rock

You won’t be needing a cocktail shaker for this one! Grab a jigger, a barspoon, and highball glasses for this recipe.

Where to find more Ginger Ale & Ginger Beer recipes

You can find always find ginger ale and ginger beer recipes to try! Here are a few of my favorites:

Plus More Metaxa recipes

Top Tip(ple)🍸: If you love Metaxa, try other Greek Spirits! Here is a guide to Greek Liquors to help you understand your Ouzo from your Raki!

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Where to find ingredients for Metaxa cocktails

You can find all the ingredients at Spirits Kiosk (10% off the entire site by quoting this code: ALushLife10SK.) in the UK; or Drizly (Get $5 Off Your Order of $20+ using code ALUSHLIFE5) in the USA!

Here is the recipe:

Metaxa Spritz
Yield: 1

Metaxa Ginger Rock

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Looking for a new take on the Moscow Mule? Try adding in Metaxa, the Greek Brandy, and you'll get a different kind of zing.

Ingredients

  • 50 ml Metaxa 7 Stars
  • Fever Tree Ginger Ale
  • Lime wedges
  • Cucumber

Instructions

  1. Add three or four ice cubes into a highball glass.
  2. Pour 50ml of METAXA 7 Stars and top with chilled ginger ale.
  3. Garnish with a roll of fresh cucumber and a lime zest.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

1

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 175Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 31mgCarbohydrates: 46gFiber: 3gSugar: 37gProtein: 2g

The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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