Jiangxiaobai Mojito

Another contribution from the mixology team at Jiangxiaobai – a baijiu mojito! 1.5oz baijiu (they recommend JOYOUTH, of course) .75oz simple syrup juice of 1 lime 15 mint leaves 2oz soda water Serve over crushed ice, garnish with mint.

Chongqing Mule

It’s a mule, but with baijiu. This one features Jiangxiaobai’s JOYOUTH, which is making inroads in the west. 1.5 oz JOYOUTH baijiu 5 oz ginger ale squeeze of lime juice Glassware:  Copper mule mug. Garnish:  Lime wedge and Mint

Lychee Princess

Fruity syrup and lemon juice and baijiu, smoothed out with a dash of yogurt. Serve over ice, garnish with lychee! 1.5 oz Light Aroma baijiu (jiangmix recommends JOYOUTH) .5oz Lychee syrup .5oz Passionfruit syrup .33oz Calpico yogurt drink .75oz lemon juice  

The Dragon Cool Cocktail

A fruity, summery cocktail; go easy on the pineapple for a more baijiu-forward experience.  Class it up with a big rosemary sprig to make a statement. 1 oz. Guotai Legend 2 oz. Fresh Pineapple Juice ¼ oz. Fresh Lime Juice ½ oz. Simple Syrup ¼ oz. Club Soda Glassware:  Coupe Garnish:  Rosemary Sprig

Baijiu Mint Julep

A baijiu spin on the Mint Julep, created by Guotai – and featuring a big splash of lemon. 1 ½ oz. Guotai Legend 1/2 oz. Bourbon 1 oz. Lemon Juice 1 oz. Agave Nectar 5 Muddled Mint Leaves Glassware:  Rocks, serve with crushed ice Julep-style. Garnish:  Lemon Wedge and Mint

The Forbidden City Cocktail

A cocktail recipe from Guotai – I’d advise experimenting with the ginger beer / grapefruit juice / syrup ratios, depending on how sweet your ingredients start 1 1/2 oz Guotai Legend 1/2 oz Simple Syrup 2 oz Grapefruit Juice 1/2 oz Fresh Lime Juice 1/2 oz Ginger Beer 1/2 oz Mint Syrup Glassware:  Martini Garnish:  Cherry […]

Baijiu Tiki Cocktail

Created by Don Lee @ Existing Conditions, and shared by Ming River – a baijiu spin on a 1.5 oz Baijiu 0.5 oz Jamaican Rum .75 oz Lime .75 oz Coco Lopez coconut cream .75 oz Passionfruit Puree Presumably, add ice and blend until smooth and frosty!

As Chinese As Apple Pie

A fall cocktail; the sweetness of the baijiu mixes with the apple cider to create a familiar autumn taste with a tang. 1 shot Red star Ergotou baijiu, Apple Cider (unstrained for best results) Dash of clove powder Dash of nutmeg Shake vigorously over ice in cocktail shaker; strain into coupe glass. Garnish with a dash of […]

Broken Jade

The Broken Jade is a version of the caipirinha, served at Pinch Chinese in New York. 1/2 Lime, sliced into wedges 3/4oz Simple syrup 2oz Baijiu (Pinch Chinese uses Confucius Family) 1 Dash of Angostura bitters Muddle the ingredients until the lime is fragrant and its juice has been expressed. Shake with ice. Transfer the contents, […]

Baijiu Sidecar

From Sumiao Hunan Kitchen in Boston!  Noted by Boston Bar Hopper: Sumiao’s rendering of a Sidecar combines baijiu with cognac, Cointreau, and a lemon reduction. It’s a spirit-forward drink, and I was expecting a big blast of baijiu. But it’s a sippable, surprisingly smooth cocktail, and one that helped me get better acclimated to the […]