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Maid in Cuba

Conceived during his time at the Savoy Hotel, Tom Walker's Maid in Cuba is just as English as the man himself; it's sharp, dry, refreshing, and intoxicating.

by Tom Walker
Aug 3 2015, 9:00am

Servings: 1

Ingredients

2 parts Bacardi Carta Blanca

1 part freshly squeezed lime juice

¾ part sugar syrup

small handful of mint

3 slices of cucumber

absinthe (to rinse serving glass only)

Directions

1. Add all ingredients (including mint and cucumber) to a cocktail shaker, and muddle gently (two or three presses).

2. Fill the shaker with ice, seal with the lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled.

3. Strain through a fine tea strainer into a chilled, absinthe-rinsed cocktail glass. Top with a splash of soda, garnish with a slice of cucumber, and serve.

From How-To: Make a Maid in Cuba Cocktail

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