Cucumber Gin Cocktail with Honey

Cucumber Gin Cocktail with Honey

A perfect summery sip, the Cucumber Gin Cocktail demands a toast! Eastern Shore Honey concocts an elegant rosemary-infused syrup to sweeten cucumbers and lemons: light yet refreshing. Serve it on your patio as you watch the sun slowly set or by a dock overlooking gentle waves — blissful enjoyment awaits.

My husband is one of the original Hendricks Gin drinkers, and while he prefers it stirred and up, he enjoys this cocktail. Hendricks already includes a cucumber essence. Herbal cocktails have a special place at the table. They aren't too sweet or bitter; they're earthy and refreshing.

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How to Make a Cucumber Gin Cocktail

A great cocktail isn’t perfect until you add your special touch. Get creative and embrace your inner mixologist! Why not try something a bit out of the ordinary? Let’s explore some ideas - like garnishing with a lime wheel, adding sparkling water for extra fizz, or even throwing in herbs to give it more flavor. With these tips, no drink is off-limits when creating unique concoctions tailor-made just for you! Hendrick's Gin cocktails are perfect for almost any occasion.

  • Garnish with cucumber or lime slices instead of lemon

  • Using a lime and lime juice instead of lemon juice

  • Not a fan of rosemary? Try basil, lavender, or another fresh herb you love, like mint!

  • Add juniper greens in place of the rosemary if it’s holiday-time

  • Try adding a splash of cranberry juice for a little more sweetness

Cucumber Gin Cocktail with Honey closeup with sweat and cucumber garnish
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp. water hot

  • 1 tbsp. Bee Inspired Honey

  • 2 slices cucumber skin removed

  • ice

  • 2 oz Hendrick’s Gin

  • 2 tbsp. lemon juice

  • 2 tbsp. fresh lime juice

  • 1 slice lemon

  • 2 oz club soda

  • 3 rosemary sprigs fresh

 

Directions

  1. Make simple syrup by combining honey and hot water; steep fresh rosemary, briefly

  2. Remove the rosemary and reserve syrup

  3. Place two cucumber slices and one sprig of fresh rosemary into a glass and muddle.

  4. In an ice filled shaker, add ice and combine the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup and shake well.

  5. Use Hendrick's Gin, a small batch gin, for a smoother and more flavorful cocktail.

  6. Pour into a highball glass.

  7. Top with the club soda, stir

  8. Garnish with the lemon slice and fresh rosemary sprig.

 

Nutrition

per serving

Calories

48

Amount/Serving% Daily Value

Carbs

4 grams

Protein

1 grams

Fat

1 grams

Saturated Fat

1 grams

Sodium

4 milligrams

Fiber

1 grams

Sugar

3 grams

Vitamin C

3.8 milligrams

Iron

0.3 milligrams