Ho'opono Potion

Ho'opono Potion

Ho'opono Potion

Happy hour tastes like paradise with this bracing cocktail of cucumber, tequila, fresh lime juice, and a touch of bitter Aperol.Michael Kraus

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
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.