Devon Jarvis; Graham Whitby/Globe
THE FAN Eva Mendes
THE DRINK Pink Elephant
WHERE TO GET IT Pink Elephant, New York City
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp. chopped ginger
2 oz. good quality vodka
2 oz. pineapple juice
1 oz. mixed berry flavored cognac
1 oz. cranberry juice
In a small, heavy saucepan combine sugar, ginger and 1/2 cup water. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and chill. Strain mixture before using.
In shaker half filled with ice cubes, combine vodka, pineapple juice, berry-flavored cognac, cranberry and 1 tbsp. ginger-flavored sugar syrup. Shake well. Strain into glass.