Recipe courtesy of Darryl Robinson
Show: Drink Up
Episode: Gin
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Total:
5 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
1
Level:
Easy
Total:
5 min
Active:
5 min
Yield:
1
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 cucumber slices, plus more for garnish, optional
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, to taste
  • Ice, as needed
  • 2 ounces or 1/4 cup gin (recommended: Hendricks)
  • 1 ounce or 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1 ounce or 2 tablespoons simple syrup*
  • Club soda, as needed
  • Lime, for garnish, optional

Directions

Watch how to make this recipe.

Put the cucumber slices and cilantro into a shaker and muddle or crush. Add ice, gin, lime juice, and simple syrup and shake. Pour out into a Collins glass and top with club soda. Garnish with lime or cucumber slices, if desired.

Cook's Note

Simple syrup is equal parts sugar and water cooked until the sugar dissolves and then cooled completely.

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