The temperature outside is rising and summer is just a couple of weeks away, so now is the perfect time to brush up on your bartender skills and whip up a light and refreshing Santo Tequila cocktail made perfect to pair with your favorite sweet or savory dishes.
Empress your guests and yourself with the ultimate summer refresher, the Cucumber Cooler. The light but bold cocktail is the perfect cool-down cocktail for the hot summer days ahead and is easy to make with 5 simple ingredients. It also features Santo Tequila’s newest and most popular expression, Santo Reposado. The recipe below is easy to make and even easier to drink!
2 oz Santo Reposado
½ oz Cucumber Simple Syrup*
½ oz Elderflower Liqueur
¾ oz Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Fresh Mint Sprig
Garnish: Fresh Mint Sprig | Cucumber Slices
In a cocktail shaker with ice add tequila, syrup, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice and mint sprig.
Shake for 30 seconds.
Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice.
*Cucumber Simple Syrup:
In a saucepan on medium heat add 1 cup water, 1 cup sugar and 1 cucumber sliced.
Bring to a boil and stir until sugar has dissolved.
Bring to a simmer for 3 minutes.
Take off heat and allow it to steep for 15-20 minutes.