The Big O

The Big O Photo: John Kernick; Stylist: Alistar Turnbull/Pat Bates and Associates


  • 1/3 cup vodka
  • Ice
  • 2 teaspoons simple syrup or agave nectar
  • About 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2/3 cup ginger beer
  • Skewered crystallized ginger


Divide vodka between 2 glasses filled with ice. To each glass, add 1 teaspoon simple syrup or agave nectar and about 1/2 tablespoon lime juice; top each with about 1/3 cup ginger beer. Stir to combine. Garnish cocktails with skewered crystallized ginger.

    Skewered crystallized ginger adorn glasses of The Big O--a vodka cocktail with agave nectar, lime juice, and ginger beer.
  • Yield: Makes 2 drinks (serving size: 1 drink)

Nutritional Information

Calories per serving: 157
Fat per serving: 0.0g
Saturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Monounsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Polyunsaturated fat per serving: 0.0g
Protein per serving: 0.0g
Carbohydrate per serving: 14g
Fiber per serving: 0.0g
Cholesterol per serving: 0.0mg
Iron per serving: 0.0mg
Sodium per serving: 2mg
Calcium per serving: 1mg

Good to Know

Use agave nectar instead of simple syrup for a healthier beverage; it has a much lower glycemic index than sugar.

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