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The cocktail named "Google" is a refreshing and aromatic mix that's perfect for those who enjoy herbaceous and botanical infusions. Serving as a delightful play on the classic Gin and ... more The cocktail named "Google" is a refreshing and aromatic mix that's perfect for those who enjoy herbaceous and botanical infusions. Serving as a delightful play on the classic Gin and Tonic, the Google cocktail is disciplined for its simplicity. It highlights the juniper notes of the gin with the fresh, clean taste of mint leaves and the subtle, cool accent of cucumber. The effervescence of soda water lends a sparkling finish, making it ideal for sipping on a warm day or as a sophisticated palate cleanser. Served in a lowball glass, this cocktail offers a modern twist on gin-based drinks and is a testament to the versatility of its few, yet carefully chosen ingredients.
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8.57% | 3 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Google

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add a dash of Angostura bitters, eight thin slices of cucumber, the Hendricks gin and six mint leaves to a lowball glass with ice
Top up with soda water
Stir and serve

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·  Dash  ·  Bitters  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the gin in the Google cocktail with another type of alcohol?

Yes, vodka is a common substitute for gin if you prefer a less botanical flavor in your cocktail. The clear, neutral taste of vodka blends well with the mint and cucumber, maintaining the refreshing quality of the drink.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Google cocktail?

A sprig of fresh mint or a thin slice of cucumber makes an excellent garnish for the Google cocktail. These garnishes not only add to the visual appeal but also enhance the drink's refreshing qualities.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is it important to muddle the mint leaves when preparing the Google cocktail?

Yes, muddling the mint leaves is crucial as it helps to release the essential oils and flavors, adding a fresh, aromatic quality to the cocktail. However, be gentle to avoid turning the mint bitter.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the ideal serving temperature for the Google cocktail?

The Google cocktail is best served cold. Using plenty of ice in the lowball glass before adding the mix will ensure the drink remains chilled and dilutes slowly, keeping it refreshing.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Google cocktail compare to a standard gin and tonic?

The Google cocktail, with an alcohol content of 8.57%, is slightly lower in alcohol content compared to a standard gin and tonic, which typically has an alcohol content of around 10-12% depending on the proportions used.

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