How to Make The Cheshire Cat

How to Make The Cheshire Cat

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Here is the recipe!

The Cheshire Cat, FIG, Charleston, South Carolina

The Cheshire Cat

Prep Time: 3 hours
Total Time: 3 hours


  • 2 oz Cucumber Tequila*
  • 3/4 oz Lime Juice
  • 3/4 oz Nikolaihof Elderflower Syrup
  • 2 droppers Butterfly Pea Extract
  • 6 drops Orange Blossom Water


  1. In a rocks glass, add the Butterfly Pea Extract, Orange Blossom Water and chilled Cucumber Tequila over one large ice cube.
  2. Give the contents a quick stir just to incorporate them.
  3. Combine the equal parts Lime and Elderflower Syrup (.75oz each) together in a "Pour Me" sidecar.
  4. To enjoy this whimsical tipple, just pour in the sidecar ingredients, give it a stir and watch the magic happen!


  • To Make the Cucumber Tequila:
  • Vacuum seal 1 liter of silver tequila and 400g of peeled, de-seeded, sliced cucumbers. Place in a 140 degree water bath for 2 hours. Shock in an ice bath for 20 minutes. Strain.

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