If you have a soft spot for Jolly Ranchers, then you'll love this slightly sweet cocktail. It's boozy and refreshing all at once.
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Recipe from the Tasting Table Test Kitchen
Yield: 1 cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes, plus chilling time
Cook Time: N/A
Total Time: 5 minutes, plus chilling time
For the Cucumber Simple Syrup:
1 medium (2 cups) cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced
1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup water
For the Cocktail:
1½ ounces Hangar 1 Vodka
¾ ounce Aperol
½ ounce Lillet Blanc
¼ ounce cucumber simple syrup
¼ ounce fresh lemon juice
Lemon twist, for garnish
1. Make the cucumber simple syrup: In a medium mixing bowl, combine the cucumber and sugar and let sit for 1 hour to release the juices from the cucumber. Add the water and toss. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in the fridge overnight. Strain the simple syrup through a fine-mesh strainer and set aside. Discard the cucumber. Makes 2 cups.
2. Make the cocktail: In a cocktail shaker, combine the Hangar 1 Vodka, Aperol, Lillet Blanc, cucumber syrup and lemon juice. Add the ice and stir for 20 to 30 seconds or until the shaker is frosty. Strain into a ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with a lemon twist.
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