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.
Servings 1 drink
- 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).