This take on the Tom Collins is from mixologist Joel Teitelbaum. He mixes vodka with cucumber, lemon juice and fresh mint, then tops the drink with soda water “to finish with that slight carbon dioxide astringency you get from good seltzer,” he says. Slideshows:  Reinvented Classic Cocktails 

Joel Teitelbaum

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Recipe Summary

total:
5 mins
Yield:
1
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a shaker, muddle the mint with the 3 cucumber wheels and Simple Syrup. Add the vodka, lemon juice and ice; shake well. Fine strain into a chilled ice-filled collins glass, stir in the seltzer and garnish.

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