The Mr. Plant

This assertively cool drink created by mixologist Beau du Bois at the sleek Riot House bar in West Hollywood ( combines gin, agave, cucumber and freshly juiced tangerine. It’s the perfect way to kick back and chill out on a hot summer day. The Riot House, or “RH” was a nickname coined in the 70s when the hotel (which has since been redone under luxury ownership) was a favorite spot for rambunctious rock

  • 1 1⁄2 ounces No. 209 gin
  • 1⁄2 ounce agave syrup (can be purchased
  • online)
  • 1 freshly juiced tangerine
  • 2 cucumber wheels
  • Splash of soda water

Muddle cucumber, tangerine juice, agave and ice
in a tin shaker. Add gin and shake for 30
seconds. Strain into a lowball glass filled with
ice. Top with soda. Garnish with thinly sliced
cucumber wheels.

Published on July 13, 2010
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