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This Wednesday’s feature cocktail was created by Jad Ballout in Beirut and is inspired by a traditional meze salad: the Fattoush Cup.

The Technique

Ketel One Citroen • 70ml
Fresh lemon juice • 20ml
Sugar syrup (2:1) • 20ml
Cucumber syrup • 10ml
Extra virgin olive oil • 15ml
Sumac • 1 bar spoon
3 cherry tomatoes
3 mint leaves
Contains 23 grams of alcohol per serve

Dry blend all the ingredients with a hand mixer. Shake the mix with ice. Pour into a traditional pewter cup. Serve with crisp bread on the side.

Jad recommends sitting by the corner near the bar to best enjoy the evening and your Fattoush Cup.

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