Red Riding Hood

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


The bright fruit flavors of red currant meld with the intricate flavor of Root, a root beer-inspired spirit with notes of birch, dusky spice, bright herbs, and vanilla, to create the drinkable version of a lush walk in the woods. With its crimson hue, it reminds us of no one so much as our favorite fairy tale heroine.


  • 2 oz. root beer liquor (like Root)
  • 2 oz. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 12 oz. simple syrup
  • 2 12 tsp. red currant preserves


Step 1

In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients and shake well. Strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass.

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