Cucumber Mint Gin Coolers

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Cucumber Mint Gin Coolers

Serves 3 

 

 

 

                                    

 

6 ounces gin

 

1 cup cucumber cut into chunks, plus a few thinly sliced for garnish

12 mint leaves plus more for garnish

2 tablespoons sugar (or beet sugar)

¼ cup fresh lemon juice

Chilled Club soda to cap

 

 

 

                          

Ice

 

In the jar of a blender, combine the cucumber chunks, the mint leaves, sugar and lemon juice. Puree until you have a smooth mixture.

Fill two glasses with ice. Add 2 ounces of gin to each glass and the thinly sliced cucumbers. Fill the glasses to 2/3rds full with the cucumber mixture. Top with club soda and stir well.

Garnish with fresh mint.