East Side Elder
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East Side Elder
Cocktail recipe

Rating

1.7 / 5
The East Side Elder cocktail is a refreshing and aromatic drink that combines the sharpness of lime juice with the botanical notes of gin, complemented by the sweet and floral ... more The East Side Elder cocktail is a refreshing and aromatic drink that combines the sharpness of lime juice with the botanical notes of gin, complemented by the sweet and floral essence of elderflower liqueur. This mix results in a complex flavor profile that balances citrus tang with the smooth, fragrant taste of elderflower, creating a sophisticated blend. Typically served in a cocktail glass, it is a drink conducive to elegant settings and often garnished with mint leaves and a cucumber slice for an additional burst of freshness. Its name is reminiscent of classic cocktails with a contemporary twist given by the elderflower, positioning the East Side Elder as a modern classic with a unique taste experience.
Base ingredient
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Elderflower Liqueur
Garnish
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Mint, cucumber
Alcohol content
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25.22% | 2.85 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Lime juice cocktail ingredient
Lime juice
22.5ml ¾oz 2.3cl
Gin cocktail ingredient
Gin
60ml 2oz 6cl
Elderflower Liqueur cocktail ingredient
Elderflower Liqueur
30ml 1oz 3cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a cocktail shaker, muddle the mint and cucumber
Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice
Shake well, and strain into a chilled martini glass
Garnish with a mint leaf and a cucumber slice, and serve
~ Can also be served in a highball glass over ice ~

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