Cu Collins

Recipe courtesy of Darryl Robinson

Photo: Cu Collins

TOTAL TIME: 5 min
Prep: 5 min
Inactive Prep: --
Cook: --
 
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
  • *Cook's Note: Simple syrup is equal parts sugar and water cooked until the sugar dissolves and then cooled completely.
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Directions

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.
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