Light vermouth & Lemongrass
This elegant and minimalistic drink combines the flavours of vermouth and lemongrass. It was created by Christian Tang, a bartender based in Copenhagen.
Christian Tang is a wizard with flavours. In his bar Kyros&Co he creates cocktails that explore each ingredient in a creative way. Even though the ingredients in this drink are not local, the minimalistic approach and the attention to details make it a great representation of Nordic drinks.
Light Vermouth & Lemongrass
5 cl vermouth bianco
5 cl lemongrass cordial (recipe below)
Glass: water glass
Garnish: bay leaf
How to: Measure ingredients into a stirring glass. Add ice and stir until cold. Strain into a water glass and garnish.
20g dried lemongrass
3g citric acid
Add water to pot, reach a high simmer. Add lemongrass, acids and sugar, leave to cool down in a fridge overnight. Strain through a sieve. Keeps 2 weeks.