Cucumber Southside

Cucumber Southside
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The Cucumber Southside cocktail is a refreshing and flavorful drink. This cocktail is a refreshing riff on the traditional Southside, which is a minty gin-based cocktail. The Cucumber Southside incorporates fresh cucumber and mint to create a light and crisp drink that is perfect for summertime sipping. Whether you’re enjoying it at a rooftop bar or mixing it up at home, the Cucumber Southside is sure to become a go-to cocktail in your recipe repertoire.

Cucumber Southside Recipe

  1. 60 ml gin

  2. 25 ml fresh lime juice

  3. 15 ml simple syrup

  4. 2 slices of cucumber

  5. 5 mint leaves

  6. Ice

  7. Garnish: cucumber garnish on a cocktail pick.

A Cucumber Southsid

How to make a Cucumber Southside

  1. Add 2 slices of cucumber, 5 mint leaves, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker and muddle.

  2. Fill the cocktail shaker with ice, and add gin and fresh lime juice.

  3. Shake for about 10 seconds, until chilled.

  4. Strain the mix into a cocktail glass and decorate with a cucumber garnish on a cocktail pick.