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Royal Affair

Royal Affair

Strength
Difficulty
Taste
  • Sweet
  • Sparkling

Inspired by the 2019 film Downton Abbey.

Once the house is clean, sit back and enjoy a royal take on the English favorite.

Strength
Difficulty
Taste
  • Sweet
  • Sparkling

Ingredients for the Royal Affair

  • 1.5 oz Cointreau orange liqueur
  • 0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 slices cucumber
  • 1 sprig mint
  • 2 coins ginger
  • 0.25 oz simple syrup (1:1)
  • 1 dash aromatic bitters
  • 3 oz dry sparkling wine

How to Make the Royal Affair

  • Step 1

    Muddle cucumber, ginger, mint and simple syrup in shaker tin.
  • Step 2

    Add Cointreau, lemon juice, bitters and ice.
  • Step 3

    Shake and strain into a chilled flute. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with cucumber wheel, crystalized ginger, and mint on a pick.