The Heathman Restaurant & Bar in the Heathman Hotel in downtown Portland, Oregon, serves up this refreshing non-alcoholic “mocktail.” It goes perfectly with their new $5 happy hour menu and makes a terrific summer drink. (Read our review of Heathman’s happy hour menu.)
Recipe courtesy Heathman Restaurant & Bar portland.heathmanhotel.com
Makes one 16 oz. glass
5 cucumber slices
3 oz Lime Sour Elixir
3-4 oz soda water
Garnish with a cucumber slice.
Drop cucumber slices in a pint mixing glass and muddle, measure in lime sour, fill with ice, cap and shake vigorously, pour into tall glass.
Top with soda, insert straw and stir
Sour Elixir Recipe
You can make this master sour elixir recipe ahead of time and keep it in the refrigerator.
Makes 68 ounces
4 cups fresh lime juice
4 cups simple syrup (4 cups water, 4 cups white sugar heated until sugar melts and cooled)
½ cup water
Mix all ingredients and store in covered bottle in refrigerator.