Yield: 1 serving
The Ultimate Refreshment
Beat the heat with this light, cool and perky beverage that’s tailor made for relaxing poolside.
Cucumber Mint Cooler
1 oz. Everclear Grain Alcohol
1 oz. Fresh lime juice
1 oz. Simple Syrup
5 Mint leaves
3 Cucumber wheels
1 ½ oz. Club soda
- Muddle mint leaves and cucumber wheels
- Combine Everclear, lime juice simple syrup and muddled ingredients in a shaker full of ice.
- Shake vigorously.
- Top with club soda.
- Strain into rocks glass full of ice.
- Garnish with lime wheel and mint sprig.
Make It Your Own’s in-house mixologist, Ted Kilgore, is a 17-year veteran of the bar and spirits world. Passing the B.A.R. with BAR Ready certification in 2007, he is now proprietor and Beverage Director at Planter’s House in St. Louis.