The Back Garden

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The Back Garden

Summer officially arrived, and we've got big plans for the season, including hanging out at the beach, hosting barbecues and, of course, drinking fresh summer cocktails.

In this herbaceous cocktail, we combine honey, lemon and cucumber to elevate the classic combination of vodka and Boylan Heritage Club. Let's give the vodka soda a bit of an upgrade.

The Back Garden
makes one cocktail

  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • 5 oz Boylan Heritage Club
  • 1.5 oz lemon juice
  • 0.75 oz honey
  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 2 sprigs mint
  • 1 slice lemon
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle three cucumber slices, honey, lemon juice and one sprig of mint until crushed.
  2. Add vodka and ice above the level of the liquid and shake for 5 seconds.
  3. Strain the mixture into a Collins glass filled with ice.
  4. Fill with Boylan Heritage Club and garnish with mint sprig, cucumber slice and lemon slice. 
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