Yuzu Gimlet

“Gimlet”

 

2 English cucumbers

1 cup loosely packed fresh mint leaves

1 cup fresh basil leaves

2 teaspoons Simple Syrup

3 tablespoons Yuzu Juice

4 ounces (1/2 cup) vodka

Club Soda

Ice Cubes

Cut 4 thin spears from 1 cucumber, and reserve for garnish. 

Use ¼ cup of cucumber scraps for muddling. 

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add mint, basil, simple, and yuzu juice, and shake. 

Add the vodka and shake. Strain into glasses filled with ice. Garnish each cocktail with a cucumber spear, mint, and basil flowers.

 

 

Photo : Bonjwing Lee

Photo : Bonjwing Lee