Stir it up: Star Flower

Star Flower

Jimmy Ingenito, Starlight Cafe, Greenville

8 cilantro leaves, plus 1 cilantro sprig for garnish
2 slices seedless cucumber
2 ounces Mother Earth gin
¾ ounce St-Germain elderflower liqueur
¾ ounce Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. Small Batch Tonic seltzer water

Twist cilantro leaves and drop in a highball or Collins glass. Top with a cucumber slice. Bruise cucumber slightly with a muddler. Fill glass with ice. Top with gin, St-Germain, tonic, and seltzer, then stir. Garnish with a cucumber slice and a sprig of cilantro.