A Refreshing Summer Cocktail.

Not many things are better than a refreshing cocktail on a warm spring or summer day. This beverage is a balance of light and sweet with a hint of sour tartness. It goes down so smooth and is truly perfect for day drinking without the crash or headache!

Here’s the recipe:

A Glimpse of Glam | Gin Cocktail with Cucumber and Lemons. A Glimpse of Glam | Gin Cocktail with Cucumber and Lemons.

There are just five easy ingredients needed for this drink: fresh lemon juice, cucumber, simple syrup, club soda and gin!

A Glimpse of Glam | Gin Cocktail with Cucumber and Lemons.A Glimpse of Glam | Gin Cocktail with Cucumber and Lemons. A Glimpse of Glam | Gin Cocktail with Cucumber and Lemons.

For a single drink, here are the measurements:

3 ounces fresh lemon juice
2 slices of cucumber, muddled
2 ounces gin.. sometimes I use 3 😉
2 ounces simple syrup
a splash of club soda – for a little extra flavor, sometimes I use Seagram’s ginger ale!

Simply place the two slices of cucumber in a shaker, muddle and remove the rinds. Add lemon juice, some ice and simple syrup. Shake vigorously and pour into a glass. Finish with a splash of club soda and add a few slices of lemon and/or cucumber for garnish!

Enjoy, friends.

A Glimpse of Glam | Gin Cocktail with Cucumber and Lemons.

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