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Cucumber Lavender Sour

Staff Writer
Four Seasons Boston

The Cucumber Lavender Sour.

Adding a spring flower or two to your cocktail is nothing short of genius, especially for spring hoildays like Easter. At the Four Seasons in Boston, some lavender bitters balance out the spicy Canton ginger syrup to leave you a cool and calming cocktail. 

Deliver Ingredients


  • 1 1/2 Ounce Crop Cucumber Vodka
  • 1/4 Ounce Canton ginger liqueur
  • 3/4 Ounces simple syrup
  • 1/2 Ounce lemon juice
  • Dash of lavender bitters
  • Soda, to top
  • Cucumber wheel, to garnish


Combine all ingredients, pour into highball, and top with soda. Add a cucumber wheel for garnish.

Cucumber Shopping Tip

There are three different types of cucumbers: slicing, pickling, and “burpless.” If you're making sandwiches, you might want to try the “burpless” variety which are naturally seedless and are less likely to cause gas.

Cucumber Cooking Tip

Salting your cucumber slices and allowing them to drain over a colander for about an hour will get rid of any excess water and keep your sandwich from becoming soggy.