Silver Monk

Mixologist Philip Ward o Mayahuel, NYC

Big grains of salt rim many a margarita glass. But as this cocktail proves, a pinch of salt can add complexity to sophisticated bittersweet drinks.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 drink
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  • 2 cucumber slices, plus 1 cucumber spear for garnish
  • 8 mint leaves
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  • Ice
  • 2 ounces blanco tequila
  • 3/4 ounce yellow Chartreuse
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice

How to make this recipe

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber slices with 7 of the mint leaves, the salt and the Simple Syrup. Add ice and the tequila, Chartreuse and lime juice and shake well. Fine-strain into a chilled coupe and garnish with the cucumber spear and remaining mint leaf.
Contributed By Photo © Tina Rupp Published April 2011

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