Cucumber Cosmopolitan Cocktail

by Amy Stafford on January 18, 2014

Cucumber Cosmopolitan Cocktail Recipe

This is one of those cocktails that will knock your socks off.  I love the freshness of the cucumber juice (save the extra in the fridge) and the tartness of the Cranberry Juice.  I used Ocean Spray Sparkling Cranberry, which is juice with sparkling water so you get the fizz in your cocktail.  If you would prefer to use straight cranberry just add a topping of club soda to get your bubbles.

You could use Vodka instead of Gin, but I really loved the taste of Gin with the other flavors.

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Cucumber Cosmopolitan Cocktail

Cucumber Cosmopolitan
 
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Serves: 1
Ingredients
  • 2 ounces of Gin
  • 1 ounce of Cointreau or other triple sec
  • ½ ounce of Cucumber Juice
  • ½ ounce Fresh Lime Juice
  • Pour of Ocean Spray Sparkling Cranberry or Regular Cranberry Juice
  • Slice of Fresh Organic Cucumber
  • Fresh Ice
Instructions
  1. Grate ½ of Cucumber into a cheesecloth or a mesh sieve and squeeze out all juice. Discard grated cucumber and keep juice.
  2. In a martini shaker add fresh ice, gin, cointreau, cucumber juice, and lime juice.
  3. Shake and pour into martini glass, top with Cranberry juice and a slice of cucumber.
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