The good folks in the craft distillery in Glendalough, Co. Wicklow, forage local botanicals like wild roses, clover flowers, meadowsweet and fraughan berries for this gin. That's why it goes so well in this simple classic cocktail that bursts with summer sunshine.
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Serves: 1 person
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1 tsp Caster Sugar
4 slices Cucumber
chopped into small pieces, plus extra to garnish
15 ml Elderflower Cordial
35 ml Glendalough Wild Botanical Gin
1 handfull Ice Cubes
2 tsp Lemon Juice
- Put the lemon juice and sugar into a clean, sterilised mason jar and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Add the cucumber and break it up with the back of a wooden spoon or any other long spoon. Pour in the gin and elderflower, fill the jar with ice and seal it. Shake it hard for 20 seconds. Fill a tumbler with ice and strain the cocktail through a tea strainer. Garnish with more cucumber.