For the perfectly fruity, complex and refreshing Summer cocktail, The Summer Sling, featuring The Spirit of Tequila will hit the spot.
2 1/2 oz The spirit of Tequila
4 slices of cucumber
1 oz cane sugar syrup
1 ½ oz lemon juice
1 oz pineapple juice
4 dashes of peach bitters
2 oz soda
A drizzle of blueberry grenadine * or any high quality grenadine.
For blueberry grenadine add 1 cup of blueberry juice (We use Trader Joe’s brand)
1 cup of sugar and the rind of a whole orange.
Bring to boil and simmer for 20 mins.
Allow to cool and reserve.
In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber with the simple syrup.
Add the lemon juice, pineapple juice and bitters.
Shake hard until the ingredients are well integrated ( about 15 -20 shakes)
Fill a Collins glass with crushed ice and strain the cocktail.
Drizzle the grenadine over the foam and garnish with a cherry and a peel of cucumber.