A refreshing warm weather twist on the Gimlet. We can't seem to get enough of the gimlet and its twists.

Cucumber Gimlet Gin Cocktail Origin

Described as a "spiked spa drink", the cucumber gimlet was created by bartender James Stuart. It's herby, refreshing, and light -- perfect for a hot summer night!

Cucumber Gimlet Gin Cocktail Recipe

Here are the ingredients and steps to make a great Cucumber Gimlet Gin Cocktail

Cucumber Gimlet Gin Cocktail Ingredients

  • 50ml Bright Night Wild Tasmanian Gin
  • 25ml Lime Juice
  • 20ml Simple Syrup
  • Half Cucumber
  • How to make Cucumber Gimlet Gin Cocktail

  • Cut the cucumber into thin slices and muddle in a shaker
  • Squeeze the juice of roughly a full medium to large sized lime
  • Add ice, 50ml of Bright Night Gin, lime juice and simple syrup to the shaker
  • Shake until the shaker is very cold
  • Strain into a coupe glass
  • Garnish with a cucumber wheel or folded cucumber peel
  • Interesting Facts about Cucumber Gimlet Gin Cocktail

  • The original gimlet cocktail was a favourite of the British army in the 19th century. It's got a long history, but one fun tidbit is that it made its way into American literature in Raymond Chandler's The Long Goodbye.
  • Cucumber Gimlet Gin Cocktail Gallery

    Here are some photos of Cucumber Gimlet Gin Cocktail that we took when we made the cocktail ourselves. We would love to see your photos when you make this cocktail. Please tag us at @brightnightgin on instagram, facebook and tiktok if you are sharing your cocktail photos.

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