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Cucumber-Lemon Gin


Why should food have all the fun? Let liquors take a turn with fresh, seasonal ingredients. You'll find the results are perfect for making summer cocktails in a snap. This infused booze is great simply mixed with seltzer or ginger ale, but try it in a Cucumber Southside Fizz for something special.

cucumber infused liquor

Photography: Emily Kate Roemer

Source: Everyday Food, June 2012


  • 2 cups seedless cucumber, peeled and thinly sliced (from 1 1/2 cucumbers)
  • 1 strip lemon zest
  • 500 mL gin (such as Tanqueray)


  1. To infuse, add prepared produce to a clean 1 liter jar. Cover with liquor and store in refrigerator, shaking daily for 4 days before straining.

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