Need an alternative to the ubiquitous Mint Julep for this year’s Kentucky Derby? Well, try this surprisingly low cal absinthe cocktail called The Cool & Skinny. It will definitely get you thinking about the shortest race on earth and a spirit that is making a fast comeback.
THE COOL & SKINNY
- 1 oz Lucid Absinthe
- 3 oz fresh brewed peach tea
- 1/3 tsp. Orange Blossom Honey
- 5 Mint Leaves
- 2 oz of diet ginger ale
Garnish: Slice of fresh white peach
Muddle the Orange Blossom Honey and the mint leaves. Add Lucid and the fresh brewed peach tea. Shake in a cocktail shaker with ice and strain into a rocks glass over ice. Top with diet ginger ale and garnish with a slice of white peach.