The Ann Richards – A Cocktail from The Goodetime Gals

The Goodetime Gals are known for their fabulous rapport, but when it comes to drinks they have very different preferences.
 
Cameron likes a strong scotch, while Lindsey prefers a champagne cocktail or white wine spritzer.
 
The combination of their tastes produces ingenious concoctions like the Ann Richards, a summery drink perfect for unwinding. After trying one at Cameron’s house I was inspired to make my own at home, and the Gals generously offered to share the recipe with our readers.
 

The Ann Richards

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Step 1: Gather your ingredients


• Cucumber
• Vodka or gin (Genius Gin used)
• Topo Chico
• 1 cup rose petals
• 1 cup sugar
• 1 cup water
 

Step 2: Make Rose Simple Syrup


• 1 cup rose petals
• 1 cup sugar
• 1 cup water
 
Directions:
• Bring 1 cup of water to simmer.
• Add 1 cup sugar and mix until dissolved.
• Add rose petals and let steep for a five minutes.
• Strain syrup into a jar.
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Step 3: Lay cucumbers down in highball glass


• 3-4 cucumber rounds per drink
 

Step 4: Spoon simple syrup on top and muddle


• 1 oz rose simple syrup per drink
 

Step 5: Add your liquor of choice.


• 2 oz vodka or gin
(locally-made Genius gin shown)
 

Step 6: Finish!


• Add crushed ice
• Top with Topo Chico
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Photography: Chris Perez

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