It's Happy Hour! In this episode a hangry Ben keeps it light with a refreshing Fuzzy Mint that is perfect for a liquid diet. Matthew presents a rich and robust Banana Old Fashioned perfect for cheat day. In honor of Mothers Day, they discuss the most memorable advice they received from their mother. Spoiler alert: memorable does not mean good. Recipes below.
- 2 oz gin
- 1/4 oz simple syrup
- 2-4 oz club soda
- 4-5 Cucumber coins
- 5-8 mint leaves
- lime wedge
- Extra cucumber coins and mint leaves
- Spring of mint
Muddle the cucumber coins in a mixing glass with simple syrup. Add the mint leaves and lightly muddle. Add gin. Squeeze lime wedge into glass. Stir and double strain into a high ball glass with ice. Add extra cucumber coins and mint leaves. Top with club soda. Garnish with mint sprig.
Banana Old Fashioned
- 2 oz Bourbon
- 1/4 oz Giffard’s Banane du Bresil Liqueur
- 1/4 oz Demerara Syrup (Optional)
- 2 dashes Black Walnut Bitters
- Orange Peel for garnish
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until well-chilled. Strain into a rocks glass with a large ice cube. Express orange oils over the drink and drop into glass.