About the Cucumber, Basil & Lime Gimlet Cocktail
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.
Ingredients in the Cucumber, Basil & Lime Gimlet Cocktail
- 2 Fresh basil leaves
- 2 (.25-inch) slices Cucumber
- 1.5 oz Moon Mountain Vodka
- 1 oz Lemonade
- .25 oz Lime juice
Garnish: Lime wedge or cucumber wheel
How to make the Cucumber, Basil & Lime Gimlet 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.