Cucumber Daisy Cocktail

By Zac Kvas
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This cucumber daisy cocktail is made with mezcal, cilantro, lime juice and simple syrup and is oh so refreshing  perfect for those cottage getaways! 

SERVES
1

Ingredients

Sugar Salt Rim Mixture

  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons salt

Cucumber Daisy Cocktail

  • 2 oz. Mezcal
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • 1 oz. Kvas ginger wildflower simple syrup
  • Pinch of cilantro
  • 1/4 tube Stir Crazy orange bitters for garnish
  • Cucumbers, shaved for garnish
  • 1 oz. soda water, to top up

Directions

For Sugar Salt Rim: 

  1. Mix 2 tablespoons of sugar and 2 tablespoons of salt together on a plate. Tip: add in a little dried dill or cayenne pepper for an extra zing! 

Build the Cocktail

  1. Use a little lemon or lime to rim a rocks glass and dip the rim of the glass in the sugar/salt mixture. 
  2. Add mezcal, lime juice, simple syrup, and cilantro to a shaker full of ice & shake until chilled. 
  3. Add a scoop of ice to your rimmed rocks glass and double strain your cocktail into it.
  4.  Top with bitters and garnish with a shaved cucumber. Enjoy!

 

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