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Gordon’s Breakfast – Rise And Shine !

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Start your day off right with Gordon’s Breakfast Cocktail! This refreshing drink is a delightful blend of gin, crisp cucumber, tangy lime juice, and a touch of sweetness from simple syrup. With a hint of salt, pepper, hot sauce, and Worcestershire sauce, it’s a savory twist on a classic morning drink that’s sure to wake up your taste buds and energize your day.

Tasting Notes

Gordon’s Breakfast is a vibrant and refreshing cocktail that tantalizes the palate with its bold flavors and harmonious balance. The crispness of cucumber and the zesty tang of lime juice are perfectly complemented by the subtle sweetness of simple syrup, creating a refreshing base for the gin drink. A hint of salt and pepper adds depth and complexity, while a dash of hot sauce and Worcestershire sauce provides a spicy kick that lingers on the tongue.

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Gordon's Breakfast

Gordon's Breakfast

Mornings just got better


  • 2 oz gin
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup
  • half a lime cut into wedges
  • 2 thick slices cucumber
  • 4 dashes hot sauce of choice
  • 4 dashes Worchester sauce
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper


  1. In an empty shaker muddle lime, cucumber, simple syrup.
  2. Add to the shaker ice, gin, salt, pepper, Worchester sauce, hot sauce, and shake very well.
  3. Strain over ice-filled rocks glass, garnish with cucumber slice, salt, and pepper.


This gets very messy and might not be easy to strain with the shaker's built-in strainer. You can use a hawthorn strainer instead.

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Tips & Tricks

Experiment with different citrus fruits such as lemon or grapefruit in place of lime juice for a unique flavor profile that suits your taste preferences.

Add an extra dimension of flavor by rimming the glass with a mixture of salt and pepper before pouring your cocktail. This adds a savory twist to each sip.

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