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Refreshing Cucumber Gimlet Cocktail: Perfect Summer Drink Recipe

Refreshing Cucumber Gimlet Cocktail: Perfect Summer Drink Recipe

Elevate your cocktail game with this invigorating Cucumber Gimlet cocktail with rosemary. This sophisticated twist on a classic combines the crisp essence of cucumber with aromatic rosemary and zesty lime, creating a perfectly balanced and refreshing libation.

Pro Tip: Prepare a batch of simple syrup in advance to streamline your cocktail-making process. Combine equal parts water and sugar in a saucepan, heat until dissolved, then cool and store in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Ingredients for the Perfect Cucumber Rosemary Gimlet

  • 2 thin slices of fresh cucumber
  • 12 aromatic rosemary leaves
  • 2 ounces premium Plymouth gin
  • 3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup (see pro tip)
  • Garnish: Delicate cucumber slice

Crafting Your Cucumber Rosemary Gimlet

  1. In a cocktail shaker, gently muddle the cucumber slices and rosemary leaves to release their flavors. Add ice, gin, freshly squeezed lime juice, and simple syrup. Shake vigorously to combine and chill the ingredients.

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