Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices
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Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices
Cocktail recipe

Rating

2.11 / 5
The Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices is a refreshing twist on the classic gin and tonic, a beloved cocktail with a storied history and broad international appeal. By infusing ... more The Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices is a refreshing twist on the classic gin and tonic, a beloved cocktail with a storied history and broad international appeal. By infusing the crisp, botanical flavors of dry gin with the coolness of cucumber and the aromatic fresh mint, this variant offers a more garden-fresh take on the quintessential mixer. Topped with tonic water, it becomes a sparkling, effervescent beverage with a complexity that belies its simple preparation. Enjoyed globally, the gin and tonic is as versatile as it is delightful, with the addition of cucumber slices elevating the flavor profile to a more sophisticated, contemporary level—ideal for sipping in a brandy glass on warm days or as a chic accompaniment to a casual gathering.
Base ingredient
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Dry gin
Garnish
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Lime, mint
Alcohol content
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9.09% | 2.4 units *

Brandy glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Mint Leaves cocktail ingredient
Mint Leaves
4 4 4
Lime cocktail ingredient
Lime
2 slices 2 slices 2 slices
Tonic water cocktail ingredient
Tonic water
200ml 6.76oz 20cl
Cucumber cocktail ingredient
Cucumber
2 slices 2 slices 2 slices
Dry gin cocktail ingredient
Dry gin
60ml 2oz 6cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put two thin slices of cucumber on the walls of a glass and add four small sprigs of mint and two slices of lime
Pour in dry gin and top up with tonic water, then stir gently
Garnish with a lime slice and a sprig of fresh mint, add an artistic straw, then serve
~ To get the thin slices of cucumber, use a potato peeler. ~

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