The 'God Save the Queen' Cocktail
The Olympics are almost here! Now that you've honored the U.S. with the Star-Spangled Banner Cocktail, it's time to honor the 2012 Olympic Games host city: London. The "God Save the Queen" cocktail is served at New York City's Stone Rose Lounge, Whiskey Park, Living Room, and the Whiskey Blue at the W Los Angeles. All hail Big Ben, the queen, and our games host.
- 1 1/2 Ounce Hendrick's gin
- 3 lime wedges
- 3 cucumber slices
- 5-6 mint leaves
- 3/4 Ounces simple syrup
- celery bitters
In tin, muddle lime, cucumber, and mint with simple. Add ice and gin. Shake and strain into a highball. Top with celery bitters and garnish a slice of cucumber cut lengthwise.