It's climes like these that call for a refreshing spritzer of a cocktail. It's hard to beat a classic gin and tonic, but this variation — which includes elderflower liqueur, mint, cucumber, and celery bitters — is far better. Don't skimp on the celery bitters; they add grassy notes that add another level of complexity.
For the recipe, keep reading. 1.5 ounces gin Makes 1 cocktail.
2 to 3 dashes The Bitter Truth Celery Bitters
2 to 3 dashes elderflower or maraschino liqueur
4 to 5 mint leaves
1 slice of cucumber
1 lime wedge
1.5 ounces gin
Makes 1 cocktail.