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 1⁄2 fl oz||Cognac|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Velvet Falernum|
|3⁄4 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lime juice|
|1⁄3 fl oz||Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup|
|1 fl oz||Three Cents Ginger Beer|
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."
Created in autumn 2008 by Jim Meehan at PDT, New York, USA.