Lone Palm From Arca Tulum

When the herbaceous punch of green Chartreuse mingles with fresh cucumber and gin, the result is ultra-refreshing. At ARCA in Tulum, bartender Diego Valencia cleverly makes straws out of lemongrass sticks to cut down on plastic use at the bar.

1½ oz. gin
¼ oz. green Chartreuse
¾ oz. fresh lime juice
¼ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
3 pieces sliced cucumber
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer
Glass: rocks
Garnish: mint leaves and cucumber slice

In a shaker, muddle the cucumber with the simple syrup and lime juice. Add the gin, green Chartreuse and ice. Shake until chilled, then strain into a rocks glass over fresh ice. Garnish.

Diego Valencia, ARCA, Tulum, Mexico


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