Cucumber Gin Cocktail

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Hello & Happy Friday!!








I recently decided to develop an array of fresh and easy cocktail/mocktail concepts to feature via EDS! 


Strawberry Rhubarb MojitoCucumber Jalapeno Margarita


Although I typically stick to red wine, I love a good hand crafted cocktail that’s light, yet packs a lot of flavor! My thoughts are, if you’re going to venture outside of red wine, which has all the polyphenols and beneficial properties, make it count!




What I love about this recipe is.. everything. I find it light, crisp, refreshing, colorful, has great aesthetic appeal, and the bitters really makes this cocktail! Although this isn’t a promo for bitters lol, I love how they make cocktails more intricate by adding an additional light flavor profile!




If you’re looking for a light and refreshing summer-esque cocktail that packs floral undertones, mint, and a crispness..



You have to try my EDS signature Cucumber Cocktail. 

Whether winter or fall, rain or shine, this is my personal go to!









Why this recipe rocks: 






Can be made sans alcohol



Great for entertaining!
























Cucumber Cocktail






Yields 1

Cucumber Cocktail

5 minPrep Time

5 minTotal Time

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  • 2-3 Cucumber slices
  • ½ Ounce fresh lime juice (that’s the juice from about half a lime)
  • 1½ Ounces Gin (I like Hendricks, but can use vodka)
  • 3 drops of plum bitters
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1 cup soda water
  • 2 tbsp agave or 4 drops of liquid stevia
  • For Garnish:
  • 3-4 slices cucumber
  • 1 sprig fresh mint


  1. Muddle the chopped cucumber, mint, and lime juice. Add the gin, tonic water, and a few ice cubes, and shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker becomes frosty. (If using a shaker for a cleaner appearance, shake, then strain). Add to a glass filled with ice and top with gin. Garnish with the cucumber slice and mint sprig.
Cuisine: American | Recipe Type: Cocktail


For those who want to make a mint Simple Syrup: ½ cup granulated sugar ½ cup water ½ cup fresh mint leaves

In a small saucepan, bring the sugar, water and mint leaves to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, swirling the saucepan occasionally, until the sugar dissolves, 1-2 minutes. Remove from the heat and cool completely before using.











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