Limoncello Cucumber

  • 1 oz. Blue Chair Bay® White Rum
  • 1.5 oz. limoncello
  • 4-5 cucumber slices
  • club soda

Add limoncello, rum, and cucumbers to cocktail shaker.⁠ Muddle cucumber well.⁠ Shake and strain over ice.⁠ Top with club soda and stir gently.⁠ Garnish with cucumber slice and lemon twist.⁠

Want to try to make limoncello at home?⁠
A well-stocked liquor store near you may have limoncello, but traditionally you should make it at home. You’ll first want to use a vegetable peeler to remove the zest (just the yellow part) from the pith (the bitter white part) of 8 lemons. Pour one liter of 100 proof vodka or grain alcohol over the zest in an airtight bottle or jar and let steep 7-10 days. Strain the solids out using a fine strainer or cheesecloth and add 3 cups simple syrup (3 cups water and 3 cups sugar, boiled until sugar dissolves). Ta-da!

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