Cucumber Vodka Gimlet


Cucumber Vodka Gimlet

A great example of a vodka cocktail. The vodka provides the proof without overshadowing the key flavours – being the cucumber and basil. A clean, crisp and herbaceous take on a gimlet featured in The 12 Bottle Bar book.
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  • 60 ml Vodka
  • 15 ml Simple Syrup
  • 15 ml Lime Juice
  • 2-3 Cucumber (slices)
  • 6-8 Basil Leaves


  • Muddle the basil and cucumber gently
  • Add the remaining ingredients to your cocktail shaker
  • Shake with ice
  • Double strain into a chilled coupe glass
  • Garnish with a basil sprig
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