When Friday finally rolls around, we often need a good kick in the pants to get our heads in the game for the weekend. This refreshing zinger of a cocktail has just that snappy edge to grab your attention and please your taste buds. Try this Don Draper-approved drink tonight, and we’ll watch for your thank-you note in the mail.
|Go the traditional route and drink this throwback cocktail out of a classic copper mug. $60, Williams-Sonoma|
1/4 cup vodka
1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
1/2 cup chilled ginger beer
1 lime wedge
Fill tall glass with ice. Add vodka and lime juice, then ginger beer; stir to mix. Garnish with lime wedge.
Photograph: Jose Leon