French Maid

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Collins glass
Measuring jigger
Muddler
Shaker
Strainer
Fine sieve

Nutrition

There are approximately 196 calories in one serving of French Maid.

Bartender

French Maid image

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Mint sprig speared cucumber slice

How to make:

MUDDLE cucumber in base of shaker. Add next 5 ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into ice-filled glass. TOP with ginger beer.

3 slice English cucumber peeled
8 fresh Mint leaves
1 12 fl oz Cognac
12 fl oz Velvet Falernum
34 fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
13 fl oz Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup
1 fl oz Three Cents Ginger Beer
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Comment:

As Jim Meehan said when he gave us this recipe, "This hybrid of Audrey Saunders Gin Gin Mule substitutes cognac for gin and adds falernum and cucumber. Milk & Honey barman Sam Ross has a similar drink made with Bourbon dubbed the Kentucky Maid: consider this her spicy French sister."

About:

Created in autumn 2008 by Jim Meehan at PDT, New York, USA.

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