Weekend Vibes: Cucumber-Rosemary Gin & Tonic

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For those of you who know me well- I love a good gin cocktail. For all you kindred spirits out there, here's one of my favorite twists on this classic recipe. 

 

Cucumber-Rosemary Gin & Tonic

Start with these: 

1 cucumber
1 lime
3 sprigs of rosemary
2 ounces of your favorite gin
4 ounces of tonic water

Then do this:

Peel half of the cucumber, then slice it. While you're at it slice the lime into wedges too. In a glass, combine three peeled slices of cucumber, 1 sprig of rosemary, juice from one of the lime wedges and 1 ounce of gin. Muddle these with the back of a spoon. 

Strain the mush (use a mesh strainer) into another glass. Add some ice and another three slices of unpeeled cucumber, then top this bad boy off with the remaining gin and tonic. Voila! 

 

Recipe courtesy of www.thekitchn.com


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