New York City’s Extra Fancy created the Ruby Queen recipe in collaboration with Rob Krueger. In addition to this one, the cocktail menu at the Brooklyn bar features drinks that are just as creative and patrons of the bar can never grow tired of its specialties. While it has a couple of unusual ingredients, the Ruby Queen is in fact quite simple to make.
For this recipe, you will need fresh beet juice and to make a fresh honey syrup, fresh beet juice and freshly dehydrated honey. You will be surprised when you experience how well whisky plays against such a sweetened vegetable profile. Most of us would most likely prefer a neutral spirit for a flavor like beets but the whiskey gives the drink a depth that vodka and gin do not.
- Using fresh beet juice, the Ruby Queen recipe comes to life. Any electric juicer can quickly juice the root vegetable and create a juice so luscious and thick it will leave you feeling like you’ve just had an accident.
- It’s also possible to buy bottled beet juice that is sometimes blended with fruits and vegetables.
- Taking out the garnish when making a cocktail at home can be tempting particularly if you are just making the drink for yourself.