3 Gordon’s Cucumber Gin Cocktails

First of all let’s see something about Gordon’s dry gin. 

Created by Alexander Gordon that believed that the success of his gin is the combination of pure distilled grain spirit and rich botanicals. 

We will play and create some drinks. This month is the Gordon’s Gin month.

You can read a lot more about their products and history here. 

If you feel overwhelmed by the techniques or terms that we are using check out the free course on bartending. 

Let’s get to it! 


All cucumber tonic

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin
  • 5 cucumber slices 
  • 25 ml lime juice
  • Herbal tonic 
  • Ice
  • Garnish: 3 lime wheels

Tools 

  • Bar spoon 
  • Balloon glass

The how to 

In your glass add the cucumber slices, gin and lime juice. Stir and add your ice. Put in your herbal tonic to top your glass and stir again. Garnish with your like wheels as you see fit.


Cucumber martini

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin 
  • 10 ml dry vermouth   
  • Ice
  • Garnish: 1 small pickled cucumber

Tools 

  • Mixing glass
  • Bar spoon 
  • Cocktail strainer 
  • Fancy toothpick
  • Martini glass


The how to 

The elegance in these drinks stays in its simplicity. 

In your mixing glass that is full with ice add your gin and dry vermouth. Stir well, minimum 30 seconds. Keep in mind the dilution. Strain the mix in your chill, no ice martini glass. Add the small pickled cucumber to your glass.


Green smash

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin 
  • 5 basil leaves 
  • 10 ml simple syrup
  • 25 ml lime juice
  • Ice: cubes & crushed ice
  • Garnish: basil leaves/ lime wheel

Tools 

  • Shaker
  • Cocktail strainer
  • Tea strainer
  • Rocks glass

The how to 

In your shaker add the basil leaves, lime juice, simple syrup, gin and ice cubes. Shake well. Double strain it in your glass over your crushed ice. Garnish as you see fit.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: