The Kentucky Maid

Adapted from Sam Ross of Milk & Honey, New York City

  • 3/4 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 2 ounces Bourbon
  • 5-6 mint leaves
  • 5 thin cucumber slices

Muddle mint, cucumbers, lime juice and simple syrup in shaker. Bruise, but don’t abuse. Add bourbon. Shake with ice and strain into a chilled double old fashioned glass.
Garnish with mint sprig and a cucumber slice.

Published on June 22, 2010