French Maid

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Serve in

a Collins glass...
3 slice English cucumber peeled
8 fresh Mint leaves
fl oz Cognac
½ fl oz Velvet Falernum
¾ fl oz Freshly squeezed lime juice
fl oz Sugar syrup (2 sugar to 1 water)
1 fl oz Three Cents Ginger Beer
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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.

Garnish:

Mint sprig speared cucumber slice

Comment:

As Jim Meeham 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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