Justyna
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Justyna
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Rating

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The fresh taste of this cocktail makes it excellent for warm summer days or relaxing moments. I think the recipe is Polish: the person who showed me how to make ... more The fresh taste of this cocktail makes it excellent for warm summer days or relaxing moments. I think the recipe is Polish: the person who showed me how to make it is Polish and recommended Polish vodka for it. I named it after her since she never mentioned what it was called.
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Base ingredient
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Cucumber
Garnish
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Cucumber
Alcohol content
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10% | 2.4 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Justyna

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add some slices of cucumber in a highball glass, add vodka and some ice and top up with 7up
Stir, and then let it sit for a couple of minutes so the mixture can soak up juice from the cucumber
Garnish with another slice of cucumber and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Highball  ·  Stir  ·  Garnish  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute the vodka in the Justyna cocktail with another type of alcohol?

Yes, you can substitute the vodka in a Justyna cocktail with a light rum or gin for a slightly different flavor profile while maintaining the cocktail's crisp and refreshing taste. The choice of substitute should ideally complement the cucumber and Lemon-Lime soda flavors.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Justyna cocktail?

A garnish of fresh cucumber slices or a lemon twist can enhance the appearance and aroma of the Justyna cocktail. Additionally, a sprig of mint can add a refreshing aroma and a touch of color.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Justyna cocktail?

The Justyna cocktail is best served cold in a highball glass, over ice. It's important to ensure the cucumber slices are fresh for the best flavor and presentation. Stirring gently before serving helps to mix the flavors without diluting the drink too much.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Justyna compare to that of a standard cocktail?

The Justyna cocktail has an alcohol content of 10%, which is relatively low compared to many classic cocktails that typically range from 15% to 30% alcohol by volume (ABV). This makes Justyna a lighter option, suitable for occasions when you prefer a milder drink.

OCCASION_SUITABILITY

For what occasions is the Justyna cocktail most suitable?

The Justyna cocktail, with its refreshing taste from cucumber and Lemon-Lime soda, is perfect for summer gatherings, outdoor events, or as a daytime drink at brunches. Its light and refreshing nature makes it ideal for occasions when you want a less intoxicating option.

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