Signature Cocktail Spotlight: “Flying Cucumber, Falling Almond” by Marc Volpicelli, USBG Palm Beach

Updated: June 16, 2015


A Tiki twist on the classic Aviation recipe.


2 slices Cucumber

2 oz Hendrick’s Gin

2 oz Orgeat

0.5 oz Fresh lemon juice

0.25 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur


Chill glass with ice.

Muddle cucumber slices in shaker tin.

Add all other ingredients, add ice, shake, strain and serve up in chilled glass.

Prefered garnish:

A Luxardo Maraschino cherry speared onto two cucumber slices, floated with a praline laid on top.

Prefered glassware:

Etched Nick and Nora glass.


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