Sparkling Cucumber & Mint Gin Cocktail

Sparkling Cucumber & Mint Gin Cocktail

Recipe by Laura OlsonCourse: Drinks
Servings

1

servings
Prep time

5

minutes

A herbaceous and refreshing gin drink!

Ingredients

  • 2 oz gin

  • 1 oz fresh lime juice

  • 1 oz mint simple syrup (recipe below)

  • 4 oz chilled sparkling water (try a lime or lemon flavor!)

  • 2 cucumber slices

  • 1 lime slice

  • Mint Simple Syrup
  • 1 C sugar

  • 1 C water

  • 2-3 sprigs of mint leaves

Directions

  • Mint Simple Syrup
  • Combine sugar, water and mint leaves. Boil until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat and let mint steep for 30 minutes. Strain mint leaves, store in refrigerator.
  • Cocktail
  • In a lowball glass, combine gin, lime juice, mint syrup and sparkling water.
  • Add cucumber and lime slices, stir.
  • Top with ice – cheers!