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“The Buick ‘Emerald’ Cocktail”

Folks, it’s Friday, and I can tell you need a drink. I’m not projecting, I’m not!

I was at Austin Food & Wine last weekend and went to a delicious dinner hosted by Buick in celebration of all of their new vehicles. And let me tell you they know how to mix a drink.

I’m really into rosemary and cucumber and olives in my drink. This one had all of them. Yes.

Try it this weekend! You’ll be a happy camper.



TGIF, baby.

“The Emerald Cocktail”

Prep Time: 2 minutes

Total Time: 2 minutes

Yield: 1 serving

“The Emerald Cocktail”


  • 1 1/2 oz Hendrick’s Gin
  • 1/2 oz Cointreau
  • 1/2 oz Fresh Cucumber
  • 1/4 oz Juice Simple Syrup
  • 2 sprigs of Rosemary
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper


  1. Muddle stripped rosemary and simple syrup. Add ice, gin, cointreau, and cucumber juice, shake well. Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with half salted rim and sprinkle of cayenne pepper.

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