Irma La Douce

3 sli Cucumber (1/2 inch total)
1 12 oz Gin
12 oz Green Chartreuse
12 oz Lemon juice
12 oz Grapefruit juice
14 oz Simple syrup
Muddle cucumber, shake, coupe glass, strain, Garnish with thin slice of cucumber
Created for a Green Chartreuse night. "A green French liqueur + a movie in which Shirley MacLaine plays a Parisian prostitute dressed in bright green stockings = a drink called the Irma La Douce."
From other users
  • Excellent! Anytime you're thinking of Pimm's Cup for a nice summery drink, make this instead. — ☆☆☆☆
  • 2 frozen cucumber cubes per 1/2 cup measure — ☆☆☆☆
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mako's picture

The original recipe calls for

The original recipe calls for "fresh cucumber puree (peel and blend cucumber, then pass through a sieve)" but suggests muddling a few slices would be fine for the lazy. I found it gummed up the top of my cobbler shaker so I'd recommend the former.