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Nankai Gold Cocktail Carrot Ginger
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What's Up Doc? Cocktail

A Japanese shochu take on the popular New York cocktail featuring carrot juice and ginger. Our version features barrel-aged Nankai Gold, fresh carrot juice, and homemade ginger syrup.
Prep Time1 hr 10 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time1 hr 13 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Cocktail
Keyword: barrel-aged, carrot juice, ginger ale, ginger syrup, lemon juice, nankai gold, nutmeg, Shochu cocktail, simple syrup
Servings: 1
Calories: 140kcal


  • Cocktail Shaker



  • 1.5 oz Nankai Gold
  • 1 oz Fresh Carrot Juice
  • 0.5 oz Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz Ginger Syrup
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg

Ginger Syrup

  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 cup Raw Sugar Kokuto Sugar recommended
  • 0.5 cup Freshly Grated Ginger


Ginger Syrup

  • Combine water, sugar, and ginger in a pot.
  • Bring to boil and then simmer for 15 min.
  • Let cool and infuse for 1 hour.


  • Combine Nankai, carrot juice, lemon juice, and ginger syrup in cocktail shaker.
  • Add ice and shake.
  • Strain into rocks glass with large ice cube.
  • Garnish with nutmeg and serve.


Serving: 3.5oz | Calories: 140kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Potassium: 98mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 900IU | Vitamin C: 11.7mg