This 3-Ingredient Cucumber Cocktail Will Get You Through Summer’s Most Sweltering Days
In that case, make it a double.
May 6, 2022
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The Kyoto Yacht Club by Brian Evans of
Sunday in Brooklyn
says to add three-quarter ounces each of
Suntory Whisky Toki
ITALICUS Rosolio di Bergamotto
, a half ounce cherry syrup, one teaspoon lemon juice, two dashes
The Bitter Truth Cucumber Bitters
, three ounces Cava, and one ounce sparkling water to a wine glass with ice; stir lightly.
Make the L.E.S. by Kenta Goto for
Bar Goto Niban
by combining a half ounce cucumber juice, four teaspoons lime juice, three-quarter ounces simple syrup, one and three quarter ounces gin, one teaspoon chopped jalapeño, and about three shiso leaves in a tin. Muddle, add ice and shake 40 times, and fine strain into a rocks glass.
Courtesy of Bar Goto & Bar Goto Niban
Need an easy one? Make the three-ingredient Cucumber Cooler: Fill a rocks glass with ice, pour in one and a half ounces
TYKU Cucumber Sake
, and top with an equal amount of lemonade. Garnish with a mint sprig.
Courtesy of TYKU
To make the King St. Vodka Cucumber Lemon Refresher, mix a half cup cucumber chopped in small pieces, a quarter cup fresh mint leaves, four ounces
King St. Vodka
, and two cups lemonade. Pro tip: Blend with ice to kick it up a notch.
Courtesy of King St. Vodka
To make the Le Mez cocktail at home, shake or stir three ounces
, muddled cucumber, and one ounce mezcal together. Pour over ice in a glass with a spicy salted rim.
The Strawberry Cucumber Mana Fresca is an ideal drink for hot summer parties. To create it, gather one cup
, one cup water, one cup cucumbers (peeled and sliced), one cup strawberries (also peeled and sliced), a fourth cup lime juice, and a half cup sugar. Blend together and strain.
Courtesy of Teremana Tequila
This cucumber spritz recipe calls for six muddled cucumber slices, six muddled mint leaves, two ounces
818 Tequila Blanco
, one ounce fresh lime juice, and a half ounce simple syrup. Shake together, serve over ice, top with soda, and garnish with a cucumber slice.
Courtesy of 818
To make the Pretty in Pink, add two ounces each of
El Tequileño Platinum
and pink lemonade, three-quarter ounces triple sec, a half ounce lime juice, and one bar spoon agave syrup to a shaker over ice. Shake until cold. Strain into a highball glass over ice and top with soda. Garnish with raspberries, edible flowers, and a cucumber ribbon.
Courtesy of El Tequileño
This Cucumber Mint Gimlet calls for two ounces
, four cucumber slices, six mint leaves, a half ounce lime juice, and a fourth ounce agave nectar syrup. Muddle all ingredients together in a rocks glass. Add crushed ice to glass and top with club soda. Garnish with a lime wheel and mint sprig.
Courtesy of Cincoro Tequila
Yellow Door Taqueria
’s co-owner, Jarek Mountain, the Cucumber Pineapple Margarita includes two ounces
, one and a half ounces cucumber pineapple cordial, one ounce lime, and a half ounce
Naranja Orange Liqueur
. Shake and strain over fresh ice; rim as you like. Garnish with a lime wheel and cucumber coin.
Courtesy of Yellow Door Taqueria
To make a batch of Kimmy C’s Cup, combine a bottle of
Kim Crawford Illuminate Rosé
, juice of two lemons, eight sliced strawberries, one sliced cucumber, four basil sprigs, and four mint sprigs in a large pitcher. Refrigerate for at least one hour. Stir in two cups sparkling pink lemonade before serving.
Courtesy of Kim Crawford Wines
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