Cucumber Basil Vodka Gimlet
Elevating an old classic!
- ¼ cup sugar
- ¼ Persian cucumber, seeds removed and sliced
- 2/3 cup freshly squeezed lime juice
- 2/3 vodka
- ¼ cup water
- 2 fresh basil sprigs
- Place sugar and ½ of the cucumber slices in a large, wide-mouthed glass. Muddle lightly. Add lime juice, stir until sugar dissolves. Pour lime juice mixture through a mesh sieve into a large measuring cup. Stir in vodka, water, and ice. Divide cocktail and remaining cucumber pieces between two glasses with or without additional ice. Garnish with basil and cucumber.