Basil Cucumber Gimlet

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Basil Cucumber Gimlet

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1
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5min
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5min
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    Packed with fresh spring produce, this Basil Cucumber Gimlet is a must-try. Grab these fresh ingredients straight from your garden, or pick them up at your local Hy-Vee.

    For more of Jeff’s fresh spring cocktails, watch his Basil Cocktail episode, or view his Basil Strawberry Cooler recipe.

    To get more of the Beard Behind the Bar, and get all of Jeff’s cocktail creations, go to HSTV.com.

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 1
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    3 slice(s)fresh cucumber, plus additional for garnish
    2fresh basil leaves, plus additional for garnish
    2 oz.Tranqueray gin
    1 oz.simple syrup
    ½lime, juiced

    Things To Grab

    • Cocktail shaker
    • Ice
    • coupe glass

    Directions

    1. Place cucumber slices, basil leaves, gin, simple syrup, lime juice, and ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake vigorously or until chilled. Double strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a cucumber slice and fresh basil, if desired.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    220 Calories per serving

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 0g
    • Cholesterol: 0mg
    • Sodium: 5mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 25g
    • Protein: 0g

    Daily Values

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    Iron 0%
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    Calcium 0%
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    Vitamin D 0%
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    Potassium 2%