Mint leaf & cucumber slice
How to make:
MUDDLE cucumber in base of shaker. Add gin, lime juice, sugar syrup and mint, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into chilled glass. TOP with a splash of soda.
|2 slice||English cucumber peeled|
|8 fresh||Mint leaves|
|2 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|3⁄4 fl oz||Freshly squeezed lime juice|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Giffard Sugar Cane Syrup|
|1⁄2 fl oz||Soda (club soda) or sparkling water|
Created in 2004 by George Delgado at Libation, New York City, USA – originally as a long drink. Christy Pope took the Eastside to Milk & Honey where this now popular straight-up version was created.
See our Gimlet cocktail page for more information on the history and variants of this drink.