Cucumber Basil Citrus Gimlet
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This cucumber basil citrus gimlet takes the summer's best produce and mixes it up with tangy citrus for a lively summer cocktail.
Recipe type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Serves: 1
  • 2 slices cucumber (1/4" thick)
  • 2 fresh basil leaves
  • 1½ ounces vodka
  • ½ ounce fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ ounce fresh squeezed lime juice
  • ¼ ounce simple syrup
  1. Add cucumber and basil leaves to a shaker and muddle them.
  2. Add vodka, fruit juices and simple syrup to shaker and fill with ice.
  3. Cover and shake well.
  4. Pour into an ice filled glass.
  5. Garnish with a lime wheel.
Recipe by My Man's Belly at