This popular summery cocktail from the Vig Bar in New York City has a delightfully fresh flavor, thanks to plenty of fresh cucumber, a little lime juice, and some elderflower liqueur.

Advertisement

Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist

Directions

Instructions Checklist
  • Place 3 ice cubes into a pint glass. Place 4 thick cucumber slices into glass, top with lime juice and simple syrup, and muddle thoroughly until cucumber pieces are juicy and broken up, about 10 seconds.

    Advertisement
  • Fill pint glass about 3/4 full of ice; pour gin and elderflower liqueur over ice. Shake gently and strain into a cocktail glass. Add 1 or 2 small pieces of muddled cucumber. Garnish with 1 slice of cucumber and add splash of club soda. Serve with straw.

Nutrition Facts

279.5 calories; 0.7 g protein; 20.1 g carbohydrates; 0 mg cholesterol; 7.8 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

Reviews (4)

Read More Reviews

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2020
I loved it! Read More
6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 6
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2020
I loved it! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/07/2020
I loved it! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
12/13/2014
This recipe is fresh flavorful and will knock you on your after three of them. You will especially enjoy this if you like Hendrick's with cucumber. Read More
Advertisement
Rating: 5 stars
07/07/2019
Tastes like summer in a glass. The cucumber really brings out the flavor of the gin. I like that it s refreshing without being overly sweet. Perfect summer evening cocktail! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
06/11/2017
Refreshing light and the perfect summer mixed drink. Read More