The classic combination of gin, lime juice and simple syrup gets a fresh-produce boost in the Cucumber, Basil & Lime Gimlet. Swap out gin for vodka, add a little lemonade and you’ve got the ideal warm-weather cocktail.
In a shaker, muddle the basil and cucumber
Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice
Shake well and strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice
Garnish with a lime wedge or cucumber wheel
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