F.I.G. Charleston, South Carolina
The name of this unusual twist on a gin and tonic comes from a classic episode of Cheers in which Norm invents a cocktail (the Screaming Viking) to save Woody his bartending job.
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One 2-inch piece of seedless cucumber, plus 1 cucumber slice for garnish
5 mint leaves
1 1/2 ounces gin
4 to 5 ounces chilled tonic water
How to Make It
In a highball glass, muddle the piece of cucumber with the mint leaves. Fill the glass with ice, add the gin and top with the tonic water. Stir gently and garnish with the cucumber slice.
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