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Cucumber Gin Coolers

This cucumber and lime infused Gin & Tonic takes refreshing to a whole new level. Wait 'til you reach the end of the drink to nibble on the flavour soaked cucumber slices for an extra treat!
Servings 2
Author Rebecca Lindamood

Ingredients

  • 1/2 of a fresh lime sliced into two wedges
  • 1/2 cup of seedless cucumber sliced into 1/8"-thick rounds
  • 4 ounces of good Tanqueray, Hendricks, or Bombay are good choices., dry gin
  • 8 ounces of very chilled tonic water
  • 1/2 cup plain ice cubes

Instructions

  • Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker or large pitcher.

To prepare with a cocktail shaker:

  • If using the shaker, shake hard five times before dividing the contents of the shaker between two chilled glasses.
  • Serve immediately.

To prepare with a large pitcher:

  • Use a long handled wooden spoon to stir vigorously for about 20 seconds before dividing the contents between two chilled glasses.
  • Serve immediately.

Notes

Try to make yourself wait until you've finished the drink to nibble the cucumber slices. It's completely worth it!