English Garden

Inviting and herbal and deceptively powerful. (No croquet mallet required.)

Data

  • Served in highball
  • 27% ABV
  • Garnish with Cucumber slice

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Ingredients

Gin Hendrick's x 4.5cl 1.5oz
Elderflower liqueur 1.5cl 0.5oz
Simple syrup 1.0cl 0.33oz
Lime juice 1.0cl 0.33oz
Rose water 0.5cl 0.17oz
Cucumber one fourth
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Directions

  1. Muddle cucumber, lime, syrup and rose water.
  2. Add gin and St. Germain.
  3. Shake with ice.
  4. Double strain over ice.
  5. Top with tonic.
  6. Garnish with cucumber.

Information

As the name hints, this is a quintessentially English cocktail, with flavors like cucumber and elderflower transporting you to a British state of mind. The herbal sweetness of the overall construction makes it great as an aperitif, but it also goes great with meals.

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