There’s something so fresh and soothing about cucumbers, especially in the summers. They make for great summer salads, juices and smoothies. So, we thought, why not give them a shot in our summer cocktails too. This fresh ingredient can be sliced, juiced or even infused to make some of the most delicious cocktails that’ll be perfect for a summer party.
So, get, set, explore!
Smirnoff Jalapeño-Cucumber Mule
Take advantage of the summer season and create this cool jalapeño-cucumber cocktail. This concoction is a great example of how creative you can be with cucumbers. Turn up the heat on the classic Moscow Mule and try this one-of-a-kind recipe.
45ml Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
1 Cucumber, sliced
4 Jalapeño Peppers, sliced
90ml Ginger Beer
Fresh Lime Juice
2-3 cups Crushed Ice
Infuse 45ml Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka with sliced cucumbers (30 minutes) and sliced jalapeño (10 minutes). Add the 90ml ginger beer and fresh lime juice to the mix. Serve in a copper mule mug over crushed ice with 1 jalapeño and 1 cucumber slice for garnish.
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Smirnoff Cucumber Tang
Cool, refreshing and tangy, this Smirnoff cucumber tang recipe is perfect to bust those summertime blues. Count on this cocktail when you’re looking for something a bit different yet easy to make.
30ml Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
1 Slice of Cucumber
Sparkling Apple Juice
1 Lime Wedge
Add the Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka and cucumber slice to a glass.
Fill it with ice and top it off with sparkling apple juice.
Squeeze in the lime and you’re done!
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Tanqueray Green Machine
How do you make drinking green juice fun? Add some gin to it! Trust us, your brunch squad will love this healthy take on a gin cocktail.
50ml Tanqueray No.10 Gin
90ml Fresh Green Veggie Juice
Cucumber Slice and Mint for garnish
Build Tanqueray No.10 Gin and green juice over ice in a rock glass.
Stir and garnish with mint and cucumber.
Ketel One Cucumber Mint Collins
Vodka and summer cocktails go a long way! Give this classic Collins cocktail (with a hint of cucumber flavour) a shot when the temperature rises.
45ml Ketel One Vodka
20ml Fresh Lemon Juice
3 slices of Cucumber
3 pieces Mint Sprig
Combine Ketel One Vodka, fresh lemon juice, 2 cucumber slices and 2 mint sprigs in a shaker with ice
Shake it well and strain in a chilled Collins glass.
Top it off with soda and garnish with the remaining cucumber and mint sprigs.
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Cucumber & Mint Tanqueray
When the heat starts to soar, count on a cucumber cocktail to keep your parties chill. This Tanqueray gin cocktail will add that much-needed coolness to your summer get-togethers.
35ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin
1/2tsp Cucumber Bitters
Tonic to fill the glass
Cucumber slice and pinch of Sea Salt for garnish
Build the Tanqueray London Dry Gin, cucumber bitters and tonic over ice in a coupe glass.
Stir and garnish with cucumber and sea salt.
Image Credit: Lussorian
These trendy, delicious cucumbers cocktails will take your summer cocktail menu to the next level.