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How to Make The Cheshire Cat

Want to hear Ashley Dods, Dining Room Manager of FIG restaurant describe the cocktails – head to the Lush Life episode on Charleston!

If you want to see how it all goes down, here is a video I took:

Here is the recipe!

The Cheshire Cat, FIG, Charleston, South Carolina

The Cheshire Cat

Embark on a whimsical journey with The Cheshire Cat cocktail. Unveil the magical blend of spirits and flavors for a delightful and enchanting sipping experience. There is a surprise at the end!
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Prep Time 2 hours
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine American
Servings 1
Calories 193 kcal


  • 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


  • In a rocks glass, add the Butterfly Pea Extract, Orange Blossom Water and chilled Cucumber Tequila over one large ice cube.
  • Give the contents a quick stir just to incorporate them.
  • Combine the equal parts Lime and Elderflower Syrup (.75oz each) together in a "Pour Me" sidecar.
  • 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.


    Calories: 193kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 0.1gFat: 0.01gSodium: 13mgPotassium: 39mgFiber: 0.1gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 11IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 6mgIron: 1mg
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