Unencumbered

Total Time:
25 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive:
15 min
Cook:
5 min

Yield:
1 drink
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 2 ounces cucumber juice (use unpeeled English cucumbers when juicing)
  • 1 1/2 ounces vodka
  • 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup, recipe follows
  • 1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce sparkling white wine, such as Moscato d'Asti
  • Cucumber ribbon, for garnish
  • Simple Syrup:
  • 1 cup sugar
Directions
  • In a shaker with ice, combine the cucumber juice, vodka, Simple Syrup and lime juice and stir well. Strain into a highball glass and top with the sparkling wine. Garnish with a cucumber ribbon.

Simple Syrup:
  • Combine the sugar and 1 cup water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Remove from the heat and let cool completely. Keep covered in the refrigerator up to 1 month. Yield: 1 1/2 cups


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