Featured Author
Featured Author

Saturday, April 14, 2007

Melon Cucumber Smash

  • 2 sprigs fresh mint
  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water, boiled for 2 minutes)
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 2 ounces Bacardi Grand Melon rum
  • Splash chilled soda water
  • Garnish: fresh cucumber slice

Tear mint springs and drop into a cocktail shaker; add cucumber slices. Press with a muddler to bruise the mint and cucumber well. Add simple syrup, lime juice, and rum, Fill shaker with ice, cap , and shake vigorously. Strain into a large cocktail glass and top with a splash of soda. Float cucumber slice in the drink.

No comments: