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Cucumber-Mint Gin and Tonic

Seasonal, fresh ingredients make summer the best time to enjoy this invigorating cocktail.

  • Servings: 1
Cucumber-Mint Gin and Tonic

Source: Mad Hungry, May 2011

Ingredients

  • 3 sprigs of mint
  • 2 inch piece English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise
  • 2 ounces gin
  • Tonic water
  • 1 thin wedge cucumber, for garnish

Directions

  1. Strip leaves from two sprigs of mint and place in the bottom of a highball glass along with cucumber.

  2. Muddle with a muddling stick or the handle of a wooden spoon. Fill a glass with ice.

  3. Pour gin over ice, top off glass with tonic, stirring once, and garnish with remaining mint sprig and thin cucumber wedge.

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