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Cooling Cucumber Mint Gin Fizz

You'll be hooked on this refreshing and rejuvenating gin cocktail incorporating lime-flavored sparkling water, a splash of lime juice, cucumbers, and fresh mint.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 1
Author Dana Sandonato

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz good quality gin
  • 4-6 oz lime-flavored sparkling water
  • 1/2 tsp freshly-squeezed lime juice
  • 3-4 cucumber slices or cucumber ribbons
  • 4-6 fresh mint leaves, rinsed and patted dry
  • 1-2 splashes of bitters (optional)
  • Lime wedges, for garnish You can also garnish with extra cucumber and mint, if you'd like
  • A handful of ice

Instructions

  • Drop a handful of ice into a glass. Carefully place the cucumber slices and mint leaves in and around the ice. Add the lime juice, and finally, pour over the sparkling water. Add 1-2 dashes of bitters (optional).
    With a straw or a stir-stick, gently mix and stir the drink. Garnish with a lime (add an extra spritz of fresh lime juice if you'd like!) and enjoy.