The On the Square cocktail is a refreshing and tangy drink that combines the flavors of citrus, herbs, and ginger. It is the perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer day or as a festive party cocktail. The On the Square cocktail gets its name from the square shape of the glass it is traditionally served in.
- 2 ounces vodka
- 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
- 1 ounce simple syrup
- 4-6 fresh mint leaves
- 2 slices of fresh ginger
- Ice cubes
- Soda water
- In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh mint leaves and ginger slices.
- Add vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker. Fill the shaker with ice cubes.
- Shake vigorously for about 20-30 seconds to combine the ingredients and chill the drink.
- Strain the mixture into a square glass filled with ice cubes.
- Top off the glass with soda water to your desired level of carbonation.
- Give the drink a gentle stir to mix everything together.
- Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a slice of lemon, if desired.
- Serve immediately and enjoy this delightful On the Square cocktail!
The On the Square cocktail is a versatile drink that can be easily customized to suit your taste preferences. You can adjust the amount of simple syrup to make it sweeter or more tart, and you can also experiment with different herbs and garnishes for added flavor and visual appeal. So give this cocktail a try and impress your friends with your bartending skills!