So Nonie-belle has been at it again…finding yet a another gem!!
She was invited to a ladies luncheon and waxed poetic over the specialty cocktail they were serving. The hostess generously provided the recipe and in true belle-like fashion said we could share it with all of you!
The Spa Collins
(recipe per drink)
2 ounces vodka
6 cucumber slices
Juice of half a lemon
2 ounces spa nectar (recipe follows)
Mint sprigs or lemon twist for garnish
In a tall glass layer cucumber slices and ice, alternating until glass is almost filled. Pour vodka, lemon juice and spa nectar into cocktail shaker. Add several cucumber slices from spa nectar mixture and some crushed ice. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds. Strain into glass, fill glass to top with club sofa , stir once and garnish.
2 whole cucumbers, peeled and thinly sliced (preferably English cucumber)
1 1/4 cup organic agave nectar
1 teaspoon minced ginger
Optional…you can add a little Tom Collins mix
Place all ingredients in a jar to combine. Cover and refrigerate overnight. Yields enough for 8-10 cocktails.