1 1/2 ounces Irish whiskey (preferably Michael Collins)
1/2 ounce orange liqueur
2 thin slices ginger
1 teaspoon apricot preserves
Splash of fresh lemon juice, plus 1 lemon slice
Combine the whisky, orange liqueur, ginger, apricot preserves and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker. Muddle the ginger in the shaker, then cover and shake vigorously. Strain into an ice-filled glass. Garnish with a lemon slice.
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Courtesy of Elizabeth Karmel for Food Network Magazine