White Buddha

2 oz Blanco tequila
12 oz Green Chartreuse
1 oz Cucumber syrup (1:1)
1 oz Lime juice
1 oz Heavy cream
1   Egg white
1 oz Soda water
5   Cucumber (slices, as garnish)
Shake once without ice and once with. Double strain into a Highball glass containing 1+ oz soda water. Garnish with 5-6 thin cucumber slices on a skewer and add a straw.


AmyJ's picture

Is there a recipe for the

Is there a recipe for the cucumber syrup?
Also, I am curious if the lime juice curdles the cream? Sounds interesting!

DrunkLab's picture

1:1 cucumber juice to sugar.

1:1 cucumber juice to sugar.

The lime juice doesn't curdle the cream; the acid from the lime helps emulsify the egg white, just like in a Ramos Fizz, and both the cream and the egg white contribute to a creamy mouth feel. Give it a try! It's an adventurous but refreshing drink.