White Linen

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Discerning Drinkers (17 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Skewered cucumber ribbon roll (made by twirling a long cucumber ribbon around tweezers)

How to make:

MUDDLE cucumber in base of shaker. Add next 4 ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with soda.

6 slice Cucumber (fresh)
1 1/2 fl oz Hayman's London Dry Gin
1/2 fl oz Elderflower liqueur
3/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/3 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
2 fl oz Thomas Henry Soda Water (chilled)
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AKA:

St Germain Fizz

Review:

As crisp and clean as white linen with cleansing lime and floral elderflower laced with gin.

History:

Adapted from a cocktail created in 2008 by bartender Rene Dominguez at the Ella Dining Room in Sacramento, USA. This cocktail became popular at Shady Lady Saloon, also in Sacramento. (Originally made with a cucumber-forward gin such as Hendrick's.)

Alcohol content:

  • 1.2 standard drinks
  • 11.39% alc./vol. (22.78° proof)
  • 17.4 grams of pure alcohol
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