Cucumber Crush Cocktail
  • ½ lime, cut into wedges
  • 2 inches (5cm) cucumber, cut into 12 cubes
  • ½ ounce (15ml) sugar syrup
  • 6 mint leaves, clapped
  • 1½ ounces (45ml) vodka
  • Ice cubes
  • Crushed ice
  • Sparkling water or soda water
  • Cucumber peels and mint sprig
  1. Place lime, cucumber and sugar syrup into glass part of Boston shaker and muddle with muddler for about 1 minute. Add mint leaves and vodka.
  2. Prepare glass by sticking cucumber on inside of glass. Fill glass with crushed ice.
  3. Place ice cubes into Boston shaker, place metal tin part on top, then shake vigorously for about 30 seconds. Using hawthorn strainer strain cocktail from metal tin into the prepared glass. Top with sparkling/soda water and garnish with mint sprig.
  4. Drink :)
Recipe by Almond to Zest at