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John Cusimano's "Spring Forward" Vodka Cocktail

John Cusimano's "Spring Forward" Vodka Cocktail


  • 4 slices peeled seedless cucumber, plus 1 unpeeled for garnish

  • 1 sprig of basil, plus 1 for garnish

  • 2 ounces vodka

  • 1 ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur

  • 1 ounce lime juice

  • ½ ounce light agave syrup

  • 3 to 4 ounces club soda


Serves: 1

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the 4 peeled cucumber slices, then 1 basil sprig. Add the vodka, elderflower liqueur, lime juice, agave and ice. Shake to chill, then double-strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with club soda and garnish with unpeeled cucumber slice and basil sprig.

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