CUCUMBER, BASIL & LIME GIMLET COCKTAIL
The classic combination of gin, lime juice and simple syrup gets a fresh-produce boost in the Cucumber, Basil & Lime Gimlet. Swap out gin for vodka, add a little lemonade and you’ve got the ideal warm-weather cocktail.
1 1/2 oz Vodka
2 Slices cucumber (1/4-inch slices)
1 1⁄2 Fresh basil leaves
1 oz Lemonade
1⁄4 oz Fresh lime juice
Garnish: Cucumber Wheel
Muddle the basil and cucumber in a shaker.
Add remaining ingredients and ice and shake.
Strain into a rocks glass over ice.
Garnish with a cucumber wheel.