Ho’opono Potion

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.

Ho’opono Potion Ho’opono Potion
Happy hour tastes like paradise with this bracing cocktail of cucumber, tequila, and fresh lime juice from Monkeypod Kitchen in Ko Olina, Hawaii.
Yield: makes 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

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

Instructions

  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.