Friday, July 22, 2011

Cocktail = Cucumber + Vodka + Mint / Aqua Fresca

"This heat can make you do crazy things. Try cooling off with this refreshing cocktail." -Corey

what you need:
Your Favorite Vodka, 1 1/2 oz
Cucumber, peeled, diced, 1/2 each

Fresh Mint Leaves, 2 each
Fresh Sweet and Sour, 3/4 oz
Boylan's Lemon Seltzer, 1/2 oz
Cucumber Wheel Garnish, 3 slices
Mint Garnish, 1 bunch

how you make it:
1. In a shaker tin, muddle the cucumber with a couple leaves of mint and the sweet and sour.
2. Add ice and vodka and shake vigorously.
3. Pour into a glass and add seltzer and stir.

music pairing: andrew bird - nervous tic 
"My crazy sister used to stick her head in the oven trying to light it - giving her a new perm every time she found success. Thanks to her I get a nervous tic when the pilot light goes out." - Corey