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Cucumber Gin Gimlet

Course Drinks
Servings 1 drink

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Muddler
  • Strainer
  • Cocktail glass

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cucumber sliced
  • 3/4 oz simple syrup
  • 3/4 oz fresh-squeezed lime juice
  • 2 oz gin Hendrick's
  • soda water

Instructions
 

  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle 3 cucumber slices with simple syrup and lime juice.
  • Add gin and shake 25 to 30 times.
  • Strain into an old fashioned glass and add a splash of soda water.
  • Top with cucumber slice for garnish.

Notes

TO MAKE SIMPLE SYRUP:
Mix equal parts white sugar and hot water.