The Hunter's Gimlet
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About this Cocktail

A birthday tipple in honor of Ryan Hoover of Product Hunt.

Based on the Cucumber Gimlet from Bourbon & Branch in SF, which has been a favorite there for years.

  • 1.75 oz. Cucumber-infused vodka
  • .75 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
  • 1⁄4 oz. St. Germain
  • Barspoon of simple syrup
  • Dash Bittermen's Orange Citrate
  • Float of Champagne

Combine all ingredients except champagne into a cocktail shaker over ice. Cover and shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and top off with champagne.

For the Cucumber Vodka:
Combine 1 peeled & seeded cucumber, the zest from 1 lemon (or orange), and 1 750ml bottle of decent vodka in sterile glass jar. Let it stand for a minimum of 48 hours and then strain and enjoy.


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