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WATERMELON CUCUMBER COOLER

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 ounces watermelon juice (fresh)
  • 2 slices cucumber 1 1/2 ounces gin
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice (fresh)
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 1/2 ounces soda water
  • Garnish: cucumber slice

WATERMELON CUCUMBER COOLERDirections:

  1. 1. Gather the ingredients.
  2. 2. Press the watermelon to make juice (squeeze the watermelon in a juicer or muddle about three 1-inch chunks in a mixing glass). Strain and reserve 1 1/2 ounces of the juice.
  3. 3. Place the cucumber in mixing glass and muddle.
  4. 4. Add the gin, fruit juices, simple syrup, and salt. Shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
  5. 5. Fine strain into a highball glass filled with fresh ice. Top with soda water.
  6. 6. Garnish with a cucumber slice.
  7. 7. Serve and enjoy!

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