Cucumber Collins

Été 2009
food and drink

BY: Michelle P. E. Hunt and Laura Panter

To a cocktail shaker, add 1⁄2 cup peeled and chopped cucumber. Muddle to extract all of the juices. Fill the shaker with ice and add 1 1⁄2 oz gin, 1⁄2 oz lime juice and 1⁄2 oz simple syrup*. Shake and strain into a tall glass filled with ice. Top with 2 to 3 oz soda water and garnish with a cucumber slice and fresh blueberries.

*To make simple syrup, cook equal parts sugar and water over medium heat until sugar is dissolved. Cool and refrigerate.