- 1/2 of 1 small lime, cut into 6 wedges
- 2 1/2-inch-thick rounds peeled cucumber
- 1 1/2 tablespoons Simple Syrup (see recipe)
Place lime and cucumber in cocktail shaker; mash with muddler or wooden spoon until lime is juiced and cucumber is pulpy. Add gin and Simple Syrup, then ice. Cover; shake vigorously 3 times. Pour contents of shaker into rocks glass. Sprinkle with salt.
SIMPLE SYRUP/ To make the Simple Syrup called for in this recipe, stir 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water in small saucepan over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Increase heat; boil 1 minutes. Cool, then chill up to 1 month.
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