POPSUGAR Celebrity

May 15 2014 - 4:31pm

Cucumber-Mint Gin Cocktail

Cucumber-Mint Gin Cocktail


  1. 5 cucumber slices, divided
  2. 2 sprigs of mint
  3. 3/4 ounce simple syrup
  4. 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  5. 1 1/2 ounces gin, such as Beefeater 24 [3]


  1. Add 3 slices of cucumber, the leaves from a sprig of mint, and the simple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Muddle. Add the lime juice, gin, and ice, and shake until chilled.
  2. Strain into an ice-filled old-fashioned glass. Spank the remaining sprig of mint before garnishing the cocktail with it and the remaining 2 slices of cucumber.

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