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.

Thomas Kay & Miroslav Adamcik @ The Supper Club, Kinsale