East Side Elder

2 oz Gin
1 oz Elderflower liqueur, St. Germain
34 oz Lime juice
2 sli Cucumber
1 pn Mint
Muddle cucumber and mint; add liquids and ice, shake and strain
From other users
  • A bit too lime dominant for me, a fat pour on the st germain improves it. Maybe reduce gin a touch next time. — ☆☆☆
  • Made with cucumber-infused Greenall's gin. Accessible and tasty. Using a more "ginny" gin might help differentiate this from, say, a daiquiri. — ☆☆☆☆☆
  • Gin- sweet, refreshing
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Made this with St. George

Made this with St. George "Botanivore" and lemon juice. Excellent.
I used two full mint leaves but the cucumber overpowers the mint a bit.
Next time, I'll use only one cucumber slice.

I thought this was really

I thought this was really refreshing. I'm not a huge gin fan, but this was extremely well balanced. I even used Tanquerey opposed to a couple of our less Juniper-heavy gins we tend to favor. I can't believe I'm saying this, but I intend to have this gin cocktail again this summer.