Cocktail O’Clock: Cucumber Gimlet
If you’re anything like us, your New Year’s resolutions involve drinking…such as drinking more refreshing cocktails this year. Here’s a perfect one that Haru Boston dreamed up just for the season. This month they’re serving a cucumber gimlet, a rejuvenating drink made with fresh cucumber, lime wedges, cilantro leaves and homemade simple syrup. Oh, and vodka…I mean, it’s not that new of a year.
3 lime wedges
5 cilantro leaves
1 pinch of cucumber, peeled & julienned
.5 oz. simple syrup
2 oz. Purity vodka
1 cucumber slice, for garnish
1) Muddle lime wedges, cilantro leaves and cucumber with simple syrup in a mixing glass.
2) Add vodka and ice and shake 8-10 seconds.
3) Fill a rocks glass with ice and strain into glass.
4) Garnish with a cucumber slice.