Finley Cocktail Recipe

Gin, Italian Vermouth, Peychaud's Bitters, Cucumber Simple Syrup
Finley Cocktail
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The Finley is an original cocktail from the Bevvy Cocktail Lab. This cocktail contains a cucumber-infused simple syrup that is perfect for spring and a wonderful companion to dry gin. The addition of Carpano Antica Italian Vermouth gives this drink a full bodied flavor that evokes surprising caramel tones.

Ingredients

2 oz Koval Dry Gin
3/4 oz Carpano Antica Formula Italian Vermouth
1/2 oz Cucumber infused simple syrup
Dash Peychaud's bitters
Lemon rind garnish

Preparation: How to make a Finley Cocktail

  1. To make the cucumber-infused simple syrup, combine 2 parts water to 1 part sugar and heat on the stove until dissolved. Add peeled and sliced cucumber pieces and let sit for at least 72 hours.
  2. Add the ingredients to a mixing glass with ice and stir.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon rind.
Finley Cocktail