Café Medina's The Fez cocktail

An eclectic cocktail with flavours of cucumber, orange, beets and rosemary.

Cafe Medina The Fez cocktail. Photo by Lili Watson
Cafe Medina The Fez cocktail. Photo by Lili Watson

With dishes like paella, tagine, cassoulet, and harissa burger, the menu at Cafe Medina is best known as rustic-eclectic. The international flavours that are well-manipulated on the food side extends to the cocktail menu by bar manager, Marc Slingsby-Jones. This cocktail, The Fez, combines cucumber gin with salted ginger syrup, lemon juice, beet and orange kombucha, as well as rosemary. 

Try it out!

1 ½ oz. Long Table cucumber gin
3/4 oz. salted ginger syrup
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
beet and orange kombucha, (Marc uses Culture Craft Kombucha)
1 sprig rosemary, for garnish
1 wedge Orange, for garnish

In a tall glass, add gin, syrup and lemon juice and stir the mixture with a cocktail spoon. 

Fill the glass with ice, then top with kombucha.

Before serving, rub the rim of the glass with rosemary and garnish with an orange wedge.