It’s Been A Long Week: Angry Refreshmint

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Angry Orchard.

As true believers of the work hard, play hard mantra, we present you with It’s Been a Long Week, a weekly column aimed at awarding some liquid appreciation to you for just being yourself, dammit. Make a glass or two on us, you deserve it.


Angry Refreshmint

Keep your temper this weekend with a fiery Angry Orchard concoction. Simple, sweet, and always enlivening, the Angry Refreshmint is the hot-headed choice to cool yourself down.



  • 4 oz. Angry Orchard Crisp Apple
  • 1 oz. White rum
  • 0.5 oz. Lime juice
  • 0.5 oz. Simple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura Bitters
  • 2 slices Cucumber
  • 5 to 6 Mint leaves

Image: ESSENTIAL HOMME, Angry Orchard, Bacardi, Angostura, Stirrings.


Muddle mint and cucumber in a shaker then add all ingredients, excluding cider. With ice, shake the combined and fine strain into a rocks glass, again filled with ice. Top with cider and garnish with a mint sprig and cucumber wheel.