Ho’opono Potion

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail


Happy hour tastes like paradise with a bracing cocktail of cucumber, tequila, and fresh lime juice from Monkeypod Kitchen in Ko Olina, Hawaii. This recipe first appeared in our October 2013 issue with the article A Toast to Paradise.


  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice, plus wedge
  • 1 12 oz. silver tequila
  • 34 simple syrup
  • 12 Aperol


Step 1

Muddle 3 slices cucumber with lime juice in a cocktail shaker. Add tequila, syrup, Aperol and ice. Shake vigorously and pour over a large ice cube into a tumbler; garnish with a cucumber slice.

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