Fresh, sweet, and tart, this one has it all.
- 2 1/2" lime wedges
- 2 two 1/2" rounds of cucumber
- 1 fresh hulled strawberry
- 1 Tbsp simple syrup
- 0.5 tsp balsamic vinegar
- 0.25 cup gin
- cucumber round
Using a muddler or the handle of a wooden spoon, mash two 1/2" lime wedges, two 1/2" rounds of cucumber, 1 fresh hulled strawberry, 1 Tbsp. Simple Syrup (click for recipe), and 1/2 tsp. balsamic vinegar in a 16-oz. mixing glass or a cocktail shaker 4–5 times just to release juices and oils. Add 1/4 cup gin. Transfer to an Old Fashioned glass. Fill halfway with crushed ice, stir, then mound more crushed ice on top. Garnish with a cucumber round.
Recipe courtesy of: Damon Boelte
Image Credit: Zach DeSart