Este Lado Recipe
The flavor profile of this cocktail is clean and sophisticated: combining the fresh, crisp flavor of cucumber flavor with cooling mint and a touch of lime, this blend is the perfect summer sip. Learn more about innovative tequila cocktails.
Created by Mixologists Ben Scorah and Marshall Altier
To create the simple syrup, dissolve 1 cup of sugar in ½ cup boiling water, then let cool. This may be prepared one day ahead.
- 1 ½ Ounce Tequila Don Julio Blanco
- ½ Ounce fresh lime juice
- ½ Ounce simple syrup
- Slice of English cucumber
- Mint sprig
- Mint and cucumber wheel garnish
Muddle English cucumber and mint sprig in simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add Tequila Don Julio Blanco, fresh lime juice, and ice. Shake well. Strain contents over ice into a rocks glass. Garnish with mint sprig and cucumber wheel.