Desert Healer

The Desert Healer is a long-overlooked should-be classic from The Ultimate Bar Book by Mittie Hellmich. It’s reminiscent of the classic Blood and Sand cocktail, with gin in place of scotch and lengthened with ginger beer for improved day-drinking potential.

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Shake everything (except the ginger beer) with ice. Strain into a tall ice-filled glass and top with the ginger beer.

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