Gin Cucumber Cooler

If you’re looking for a delicious summertime cocktail that’s light and refreshing I recommend you give this Gin Cucumber Cooler a try!  Heck, even if it isn’t summer, you’re gonna love this cocktail.

Gin Cucumber Cooler - delicious made with either mint or basil!

Gin Cucumber CoolerNot too long ago my husband and I had some good friends over for drinks before heading out for dinner.  I made a variation of this gin cucumber cooler for the girls and we all thought they were quite tasty. That evening I made them with muddled cucumber and mint which worked nicely, but I tend to prefer cocktails without a lot of “stuff” floating around in it.  I knew I wanted to share this cocktail with you all so the next time I made them I decided to experiment a bit and whipped up a batch of mint AND basil flavored simple syrup.  I also blended up a cucumber in my NutriBullet for some fresh cucumber juice.  The combination of fresh juice and a touch of herbal simple syrup was the perfect combination for me! … 

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