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Lime, Gin and Cucumber Cocktail aka Juliet and Romeo

This lime, gin and cucumber cocktail incorporates mint and rosewater to add an incredible infusion of floral/herbal flavor.  
Course Drinks
Cuisine drinks
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Calories 200kcal
Author James


  • 2 oz gin
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz simple syrup .....you can buy premade or make it yourself by combining equal parts sugar and water and bringing to a boil
  • 3 drops rose water divided
  • 3 drops bitters
  • 1 sprig mint .....plus one small leaf for garnish
  • 3 slices cucumber
  • 1 cup ice


  • Muddle cucumber and mint in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.
  • Add the lime juice, gin, simple syrup and two drops of rose water and ice.
  • Shake vigorously for 20 seconds.
  • Strain and pour into a glass.
  • Garnish with 1 mint leaf, 3 drops of bitters surrounding the leaf, and 1 drop of rose water on top of the leaf (optional).


Calories: 200kcal