This refreshing drink was created by the bartender Rene Dominguez and popularized in the '00s at the Shady Lady Saloon in Sacramento. It has become so popular in the city that a canned version was released in 2017.
- Serves: 1 person
- 1 ½ounces gin, preferably Hendrick’s
- 1ounce lemon juice
- ½ounce simple syrup (see note)
- ½ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
- 3cucumber slices, plus more for garnish
- Soda water
Step 1Combine gin, juice, syrup, liqueur and 3 cucumber slices in a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice. Shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Pour through a double strainer into a Collins glass filled with ice. Top with soda water, about two ounces. Garnish with a few cucumber slices.