temple garden

2 oz hendricks gin

3-4 thin slices cucumber (peeled or semi-peeled is best)

1/4 oz rose flower water

 

crush cucumber slices, cover with ice, and add gin and rose flower water

stir and microstrain into a martini shell or lowball glass

garnish with cucumber slice

 

a slight variation on a cocktail i invented for the last place i worked (rip, tost), which used rosehip tea instead of the rose flower water, but the effect is largely the same.  makes the hendricks more hendricksy.

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About Dallas Taylor

Dallas Taylor is the grandson of a rum-runner, a valedictorian, a handyman and a good Catholic girl. He lives and writes in Seattle, and builds things for a living in his spare time. In 2010, he attended the Clarion Writers’ Workshop.
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