Hella Bitter makes fantastic small batch bitters right here in Brooklyn, and they’re sharing some of their favorite summer cocktails – both old classics and new creations – all season long!

cucumber cilantro margarita recipe

“The Backyard Vacation is a fun twist on a margarita, with freshness from the cilantro + cucumber, and smooth floral flavor from the St. Germain. We like to present this on the rocks with a salt rim.” – Hella Bitter

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Backyard Staycation

    2 oz Reposado Tequila
    .5 oz St. Germain
    .5 oz Triple Sec
    .75 Fresh Lime Juice
    .25 oz Simple Syrup
    1.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
    2 Slices Cucumber
    6 Cilantro Leaves

1. In a shaker, muddle the cilantro leaves and cucumber together.
2. Add the tequila, St. Germain, triple sec, bitters, lime juice and syrup.
3. Add ice, and shake vigorously until the mixing tin feels cold to the touch.
3. Salt the rim of a rocks, martini, or margarita glass.
4. Strain and enjoy!

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May 25, 2013

Love it! I’m sending out for them now!

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