Ginger zinger cocktail the "Andric"


Ginger zinger cocktail the "Andric"

Photo by Erik Putz

This gingery-honey tipple was named after Yugoslav Nobel Prize-winning novelist Ivo Andric.


  • 3 tbsp Zwack slivovitz plum brandy
  • 1 tbsp Galliano vanilla liqueur
  • 1/4 cup ginger-honey concentrate*
  • 1 egg white
  • finely grated lemon zest


  • Fill a shaker with ice, then add slivovitz, Galliano, ginger-honey concentrate and egg white. Cover and shake vigorously for 10 to 20 seconds.
  • Strain into a wide rocks glass. Garnish with lemon zest.

Five o’clocktail: Master cocktailer David Gulyas shakes up this ginger zinger at the hip Rakia Bar, which brings a Belgrade tradition to T.O.

Gulyas named this tipple after Yugoslav Nobel Prize-winning novelist Ivo Andric.

*Cut palm-sized ginger root into strips and simmer with 4 cups water until liquid is reduced by half, about 1 hour. Stir in 1/4 cup honey. Strain and cool before using.