Mead Cucumber Smash

A Mead version of the classic Irish Maid Cocktail. Also known as "I Can't Believe It's Not Melon"

Ingredients

  • 50ml Kinsale Atlantic Dry Mead
  • 25ml Jameson Whiskey
  • 15ml St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 15ml Honey syrup
  • 20ml fresh lemon juice
  • Muddled Cucumber

Method

  • Muddle the cucumber strips in the shaker
  • Add the ingredients with ice and shake
  • Strain & Serve over ice
  • Cucumber strip to garnish

This recipe is a Mead version of the classic Irish Maid Cocktail. It is based on the Irish Maid cocktail created by Jack McGarry at the Irish-American Dead Rabbit Bar, and this is itself based on the contemporary classic Kentucky Maid cocktail also from New York.
Also known as “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Melon”

Thomas Kay & Miroslav Adamcik @ The Supper Club, Kinsale