Queen of Thorns

1 1⁄2 oz. SILO Cucumber Vodka
1 oz. Cardamaro
1⁄2 oz. Honey simple syrup
2 Kumquats
Couple dashes of cranberry bitters
Soda water

Muddle kumquats and simple syrup.
Add all ingredients and shake well.
Strain over ice into a collins glass.
Top with soda water.
Serve with a straw.

*Cardamaro is a delightful, wine-based amaro which features cardoon, a relative of the artichoke. Its unique bitter, vegetal flavor profile pairs well with the coolness of cucumber and the tangy-sweet nature of kumquats.