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The 'God Save the Queen' Cocktail


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.