1 ½ oz. cucumber-infused absinthe
1 oz. fresh lime juice
¾ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
3 baby cucumber wheels
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer
Garnish: thinly-sliced baby cucumbers
Use a muddler to crush cucumber wheels in a shaker. Add the remaining ingredients and shake well with ice. Strain into a coupe glass lined with thinly sliced baby cucumbers and filled with a small amount of crushed ice.
Cucumber-Infused Absinthe: Add 300 grams of thinly sliced cucumber to one 750 ml bottle of absinthe. Let steep for 24 hours and then strain cucumbers and bottle for use.
Thomas Waugh, The Pool Lounge, New York City
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