Folks who want a refreshing cucumber cocktail need to check out this Cucumber Basil Gin & Tonic. This delicious twist on the classic gin and tonic mixes up gin, elderflower liqueur, lime juice, tonic water, cucumber slices, and basil leaves, and tastes fresh, bubbly, and smooth. Garnish with cucumber and a basil sprig for some extra refreshing smells and aesthetic sexiness.
CUCUMBER BASIL GIN & TONIC
1 1/2 oz. (45ml) Gin
1 oz. (30ml) Elderflower Liqueur
1 oz. (30ml) Lime Juice
3 oz. (90ml) Tonic Water
Garnish: Cucumber/Basil Sprig
1. Add cucumber, basil and lime juice to base of glass. Muddle well.
2. Add ice and pour over gin and elderflower liqueur. Shake well.
3. Add ice and cucumber serving glass and strain mix over. Top with tonic water.
4. Garnish with a basil sprig.