Diplomat Cocktail

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This popular summery cocktail from the Vig Bar in New York City has a delightfully fresh flavor, thanks to plenty of fresh cucumber, a little lime juice, and some elderflower liqueur.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail

Ingredients

  • 3 cubes ice

  • 4 thick slices fresh cucumber

  • 1 dash lime juice

  • 1 dash simple syrup

  • ¾ cup ice

  • 2 fluid ounces gin (such as Hendrick's)

  • 1 fluid ounce elderflower liqueur (such as St. Germain®)

  • 1 slice cucumber for garnish

  • 1 splash club soda

Directions

  1. Place 3 ice cubes into a pint glass. Place 4 thick cucumber slices into glass, top with lime juice and simple syrup, and muddle thoroughly until cucumber pieces are juicy and broken up, about 10 seconds.

  2. Fill pint glass about 3/4 full of ice; pour gin and elderflower liqueur over ice. Shake gently and strain into a cocktail glass. Add 1 or 2 small pieces of muddled cucumber. Garnish with 1 slice of cucumber and add splash of club soda. Serve with straw.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

280 Calories
0g Fat
20g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 1
Calories 280
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 3mg 16%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 149mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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