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 1⁄2 oz. silver tequila
- 3⁄4 simple syrup
- 1⁄2 Aperol
- 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.