Screaming Viking

June 10, 2010

Test Kitchen-Approved

Author Notes: This cocktail is based on the recipe that Norm came up with to get rid of the new Bartender that had taken Woddy's place on "Cheers". The actual recipe is undrinkable so I took Norm's lead and ran with it while somewhat bruising the cucumber -Cheers ! - jimmytheseekerjimmytheseeker

Food52 Review: Jimmytheseeker offers a refreshing summer cocktail that smoothes out the rough edges from a long afternoon of cooking. The cucumber and mint flavors cool everything down, and the sweet touch of agave nectar softens the sharpness of the rum. We both thought the drink's taste improved after the mint and cuke had "rested" in the glass for a bit. I might make up the cocktails, minus the ice, refrigerate them for 15 minutes before guests arrive, then add the ice just before serving. Delicious! - LizthechefThe Editors

Serves: 01


  • 2 ounces Bacardi light rum
  • 1 handful Fresh chopped cucumber
  • 1 handful Fresh cut lime
  • 1 tablespoon 365 Organic Agave Nectar
  • 12 sprigs Fresh mint
  • 1 pinch Kosher rock salt
  • 4-6 ounces Soda H20
  • 4-6 ounces Shaved ice
In This Recipe


  1. In a pint glass gently muddle Cucumber & Limes to release inner goodness
  2. Add Mint & Agave Nectar with a splash of Soda water and gently muddle
  3. Fill glass with shaved ice, add rum and gently stir
  4. Garnish with fresh mint sprig and cucumber wheel dusted w/a pinch of rock salt

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Reviews (4) Questions (0)

4 Reviews

timk10 June 20, 2010
Good stuff...the salt makes it.
Lizthechef June 19, 2010
It was a pleasure to test your delicious cocktail for an EP just now. Sent in my review and a photo, not as good a shot as yours...Thanks for the opportunity!
suzshoe67 June 15, 2010
This cocktail is like summer in a glass with a slice of refreshing cucumber goodness as a garnish! What a brilliant combination of ingredients! I will definitely make these for my next get together...I know that my guests will love it as much as I do!
indigo783 June 11, 2010
This drink is absolutely amazing!!! I've made it at different parties and it is always an instant hit!! Not only is it refreshing, it's a cocktail you can drink all night. YUM!