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Cucumber Vodka Elderflower Cocktail

Let me share why this Cucumber Vodka Elderflower Cocktail is a favorite of mine. Mixing cucumber vodka with the subtle floral notes of elderflower liqueur creates a refreshing and light taste, perfect for relaxing after a long day or kicking off a summer evening. The addition of fresh lime juice adds just the right zing, and topping it off with club soda brings a pleasing fizz. This cocktail is a breeze to whip up and always impresses at gatherings. Give this recipe a try for your next drink.

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Cucumber Vodka Elderflower

Cucumber Vodka Elderflower Cocktail

Prep Time: 5 minutes
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: French, Russian
Keyword: cucumber, elderflower cocktails, Vodka
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Enjoy a refreshing Cucumber Vodka Elderflower Cocktail. Perfect for any occasion. Try this recipe now.

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces cucumber vodka
  • 1 ounce elderflower liqueur like St-Germain
  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 3-4 slices cucumber
  • Club soda to top
  • Optional: cucumber slice for garnish

Instructions

Prepare the Glass:

  • Chill a highball glass by placing it in the freezer for about 15 minutes or filling it with ice water and setting aside.

Muddle:

  • In a shaker, gently muddle the cucumber slices with the lime juice to release their flavor. Be careful not to pulverize the cucumber into bits.

Mix:

  • Add the cucumber vodka and elderflower liqueur to the shaker.
  • Fill the shaker with ice, covering the liquid.

Shake:

  • Shake vigorously for about 15 seconds to combine all the flavors.

Serve:

  • Remove the pre-chilled glass from the freezer or empty the ice water.
  • Strain the mixture into the glass over fresh ice cubes to catch any cucumber bits.
  • Top with club soda for a slight fizz.

Garnish and Enjoy:

  • Garnish with a few cucumber slices or a sprig of mint on top.
  • Stir gently before serving to mix the flavors slightly.
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Cucumber Vodka Elderflower Cocktail
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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