Haymarket Recipe
Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr
The Haymarket cocktail plays with the notion of a beer cocktail and refines it. Lime and cucumber give this innovative cocktail a refreshing, subtle edge.


Serves 1
Total time: 45 Minutes

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 2 Minutes
Total: 45 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 172
Fat 0.0 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 20.4 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 3 mg
Calcium 4 mg


2 tablespoons sugar
1/4 cup water
1 (1-inch) piece cucumber
2 tablespoons Suze (bitter French liquor)
1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
3 ounces pale ale (such as Titan's Great Divide)
1 slice cucumber


1. Combine sugar and 1/4 cup water in a microwave-safe dish; microwave at HIGH for 2 minutes. Stir until sugar dissolves; cool.

2. To prepare cocktail, place cucumber piece in a martini shaker; muddle. Add Suze, juice, and 1 1/2 tablespoons syrup; reserve the remaining syrup for another use. Cover and shake. Strain mixture into a highball glass with ice. Top with beer; garnish with cucumber slice.

Leo Robitschek,

Eleven Madison Park, New York City,

Cooking Light

December 2012
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