Cucumber Cantaloupe Sour is a cocktail made from cucumbers, cantaloupe, and fresh ginger. The dish is a part of the Chef’s Tasting Menu at The French Laundry in Yountville, California. This cocktail was created by the bartender at the Ritz-Carlton in Philadelphia, PA. The cucumber’s coolness and the cantaloupe’s sweetness combine with the ginger to create a refreshing drink that can be served as an appetizer or as a palate cleanser.
This is a very refreshing cocktail with great flavors of cucumber and cantaloupe. The lime juice helps bring out the flavor from the cucumber while the Cucumber Cantaloupe Sour Bitters add a nice kick to it.
2 Slice Cucumber
2 Ounce Cantaloupe Juice
1 ½ ounce Gin
¾ ounce Fresh lemon juice
½ ounce Honey Syrup
1. Muddle chopped cucumber in mixing glass.
2. Add remaining ingredients and shake with ice.
3. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
4. Garnish with cucumber slice.
5. Serve in a Cocktail Glass.
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