Happy 3-Day Weekend! This Cucumber Marg Is Exactly What You Should Be Sipping!

Happy 3-Day Weekend! This Cucumber Marg Is Exactly What You Should Be Sipping!
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Developed by the Tippling Bros., this sensational Pepino el Pyu cocktail served at NYC Mexican hot spot Mercadito's Grove will officially replace any other Cucumber Marg you ever thought you knew. 

  • 1 1/2 fl oz. Tequila blanco
  • 3⁄4 fl oz. Lemon juice
  • 1 fl oz. Cucumber juice
  • 1 fl oz. Hoja santa syrup* 


For Hoja Santa Syrup:

  • 4 tablespoons hoja santa (root beer leaf or piper auritum) sub for star anise or mint if not available
  • Simple syrup


Place all ingredients in a pot, bring to a boil, then fine strain. Add 1 oz. vodka per quart & refrigerate.


Add all ingredients. Shake over ice. Garnish with cumin salt (equal amount of salt and ground cumin) and cucumber spear.

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