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Haymarket

Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Cindy Barr
Hands-on time 2 mins
Total time 45 mins
Yield Serves 1
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  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.

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