The Drunken Cucumber

This boozy cuke has crisp, clean flavor with a fizzy kick.  It’s a thirst-quenching cocktail that will leave you dreaming of warm days and porch swings.

The green from the muddled cucumber gives this cocktail a nice punch of color. Garnish with a shamrock, toss in a slice of cucumber, and you’re done! This is a great alternative to the green beer, Midori and Creme De Menthe we usually see on St. Patrick’s Day. Although crafty, these drinks tend to be on every party menu; it’s time to shake things up with a little Drunken Cucumber!

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The Drunken Cucumber
1 to 1 1/2 oz. bourbon or gin
1 oz. simple syrup
3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
1/4 cucumber, peeled, seeded, and diced
ginger ale

In a pint glass muddle simple syrup and cucumbers. Add the lemon juice and bourbon or gin and shake or roll the drink. Top with ginger ale. Garnish with a cucumber wheel.

Give it a lash lads; you’ll be singing Danny Boy in no time.

6 Comments Add yours

  1. Can’t wait to make this!

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    1. Let me know what you think, enjoy!

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  2. If I hadn’t already had a cocktail tonight, I’d be making this right now! This sounds completely refreshing! Putting it on the to-do list!

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  3. Great idea! Sounds extremely refreshing!

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  4. YUM!!! I love every ingredient in this recipe – this looks like the perfect cocktail for me 🙂
    ~ Melissa

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