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Joan Collins

Image: Tim Nusog

This drink is delicately pink and 100 percent spa day, which is exactly how I imagine the life and times of Joan Collins.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 Lime, sliced
  • 2 slices Cucumber
  • 2 Mint leaves
  • 2 oz Vodka
  • Soda water
  • 3/4 oz Honey-hibiscus syrup*
  • Garnish: Cucumber wheel

Steps

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the lime, cucumber and mint.

  2. Add the syrup and vodka with plenty of ice, and shake until chilled.

  3. Strain over ice into a Collins glass, and top with soda water. Serve with a cucumber wheel for garnish.

  4. *Honey-hibiscus syrup: Bring 1/2 cup of honey and 1/2 cup of water to simmer, stirring to incorporate.

  5. Remove from heat, add 1 hibiscus tea bag, and let cool.

  6. Remove the tea bag and store in the refrigerator for up to a month.