Cucumber Mojito with Vodka
4-5 slices SUNSET* cucumber
1½ tablespoons fresh lime juice
4-5 sprigs fresh mint, leaves removed
1½ tablespoons simple syrup (see note)
1½ ounces soda water
2 ounces Kirkland Signature vodka
Cucumber wheel and fresh mint sprig,
Drop cucumber slices and mint leaves into a cocktail shaker. With a muddler, press
the cucumber and mint to release their ;avors. Fill the shaker with ice. Add vodka,
lime juice and simple syrup. Cap and shake vigorously. Add soda water.
Pour into a large glass. Garnish with a cucumber wheel on the rim of the glass
and a mint sprig. Makes 1 serving.
Note: Simple syrup is available at bar supply stores. You can make it by
combining 2 cups sugar with 2 cups water. Bring to a quick boil. Cool. Store,
covered, in the refrigerator for up to 1 month.
Brands may vary by region; substitute a similar product.
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