Just Beet It Recipe

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By: Andrew Larson,  Creative Lead, The Nolen, San Diego, CA. 


  • 1 1/2 ounces Aviation gin
  • 1/2 ounce fresh juiced beets
  • 1/2 ounce fresh ginger syrup (equal parts juiced ginger root and sugar)
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ounce cinnamon syrup (8 cinnamon sticks boiled with one-to-one parts simple syrup and water)
  • 1 egg white
  • Soda water


  1. Combine all ingredients into a shaking tin, omitting the soda water.
  2. Dry shake for 10 seconds.
  3. Add ice.
  4. Shake again vigorously for 20 seconds.
  5. Add soda water to the bottom of the mug.
  6. Fine strain the cocktail mixure into the mule mug.
  7. Top with additional soda if desired.
  8. Add a few drops of bitters, as desired, and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.


Ginger- beet  juice is a favorite beverage of my significant other, she drinks it almost every morning. One day I had the idea of making a bartender approved version. A bit of protein, fresh juice, some spice from the ginger and cinnamon and you can’t forget the gin!