Kew Garden

Kew Garden Cocktail

Base Spirit: Rum

Type: Modern Classics

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Complicated

Flavor Profile: Bubbly, Sweet

About the Kew Garden Cocktail

Mint and cucumber give this summery sipper a cooling sensation.

Ingredients in the Kew Garden Cocktail

  • 8 Mint leaves
  • 3 Cucumber slices
  • .5 oz Simple syrup(one part sugar, one part water)
  • 2 oz Banks 5-Island Rum
  • .75 oz Fresh lime juice
  • .5 oz St-Germain
  • Club soda

Garnish: Mint sprig and cucumber slice

Glass: Collins

How to make the Kew Garden Cocktail

In a shaker, muddle the mint leaves, cucumber slices and simple syrup. Add the rum, lime juice and St-Germain, and fill with ice. Shake, and strain into a Collins glass filled with fresh ice. Top with club soda. Garnish with a mint sprig poked through a cucumber slice.

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