If it looks like green juice, it’s healthy for you, right? With a base of gin and cucumbers, this cocktail is refreshing, sweet, and finished off with a minty flair. Besides, it’s entirely green—just in time for St. Patrick’s Day!


-6 oz gin

-1 cup cucumber cut into chunks

-12 mint leaves

-2 Tbsp sugar (or beet sugar)

-¼ cup fresh lemon juice

-Chilled Club soda


-Thinly sliced cucumber and extra mint leaves, for garnish


  1. Combine the cucumber chunks, mint leaves, sugar, and lemon juice into a blender. Puree until smooth.
  2. Fill two glasses with ice. Add 2 oz of gin and thinly sliced cucumbers to each glass. Fill the glasses ⅔ full with cucumber puree. Top with club soda and stir well.
  3. Garnish with fresh mint and enjoy!
March 09, 2018 by Chelsea
Tags: cook