Cucumber-Infused Gin-and-Grapefruit Fizz
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- Yield: Makes 8
Photography: Linda Pugliese
- 2 Persian cucumbers (or 1/2 English cucumber), thinly sliced into rounds, plus more slices for serving
- 12 ounces gin, such as Hendrick's
- 8 large ice cubes, or regular ice cubes
- 3 12-ounce bottles grapefruit soda, such as Spindrift
Place cucumbers in a small pitcher. Mash with a muddling tool or a wooden spoon until cucumbers release juices and break down into small pieces. Add gin, cover, and refrigerate at least 12 hours and up to 3 days.
Place ice in each serving glass. Pour 1 1/2 ounces cucumber-infused gin into each and top with soda. Stir once, garnish with cucumber slices, and serve immediately.
The King Cube ice tray makes extra-large ice cubes. By Tovolo, 6" by 4 1/2", $9, surlatable.com