Cool Gin and Cucumber Cocktail #drinks #cooldrink

Cool Gin and Cucumber Cocktail #drinks #cooldrink

Rarely my life partner turns me onto mixed drinks. I am normally the ring-pioneer with regards to those things, however this time I have him to thank for my affection for a reviving gin and cucumber.

Out of appreciation for St. Patrick's day, I've chosen to uncover this overly cool and very yummy cucumber gin mixed drink. What I cherish most about this beverage (and what makes it not the same as most formulas you'll discover on the web) is that it is made with new cucumber juice. Try not to misunderstand me, I adore a hardened beverage, however there is something excessively reviving about cucumber squeeze that takes this most loved to another dimension.

Most gin and cucumber mixed drinks have a couple of slender cuts of cucumber blended in. Others tangle marginally to get a portion of the flavor out. What winds up happening now and again is that you truly don't taste the cucumber without a doubt and you're left crunching on a gin drenched veggie while you're sitting tight for your next beverage. All things considered, I as of late got myself a home juicer with which I've been making veggie drinks, many including cucumber, which procures a huge amount of fluid. So I figured why not utilize that juice as a blender to conciliate my life partner's requirement for a better cut yet additionally offers a flavor that works for me?

Plus, St. Patrick's Day is around the bend and who doesn't love a pleasant green beverage in festivity? I know my Irish loved ones do. This beverage can, obviously, be delighted in some other day of the year yet when you can be happy, be bubbly… isn't that so?

The estimations for this formula are for 1 mixed drink. We utilize Hendrick's nevertheless this will function admirably with different kinds. On the off chance that you don't have a juicer, that is fine. Invest some additional energy jumbling; you'll have less embodiment of cucumber yet you can even now receive some juice in return.


Cool Gin and Cucumber Cocktail #drinks #cooldrink


  • 1.5oz gin
  • 1.5oz cucumber juice
  • 3-4 cucumber slices, plus more for garnish (as pictured)
  • 1/4 lime
  • 3-4 mint leaves
  • 2.5-3oz tonic water
  • 1 tsp sugar (optional, for the sweet tooth)


  1. Cut your cucumber slices using a mandolin. For the muddling cucumbers, cut circles; for garnish, cut long slices as pictured.
  2. Lightly muddle mint leaves, cucumber slices and lime wedge in a shaker (light enough that the cucumber stays mostly in tact – you get plenty of cucumber flavor from the juice itself).
  3. Juice half of a cucumber with a juicer. Muddle extra cucumber if you don't have a juicer.
  4. Add gin, cucumber juice and sugar (if using). Shake well and pour over ice.
  5. Top with tonic water and garnish with more mint and lime if desired.

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