Cucumber Mint Fizz Cocktail

This easy-to-make cucumber mint fizz cocktail is a refreshing blend of garden ingredients and champagne – another perfect drink to enjoy during these hot summer days. 

cucumber mint champagne cocktail

Apparently, July is drink-experimenting month here at North Country Nest. We’ve got a constant rotation of new veggies and herbs that are sprouting from the garden and mixing together various drink combinations is a favorite past time.

Experimenting with cocktail concoctions is something I have always thoroughly enjoyed. During any given family gathering, I usually had my fair share of volunteers who were willing to put their taste buds to use and try out the newest drink. If it wasn’t the best, they would utter a few expletives about how I was trying to kill them off and then simultaneously choke it down. If it was a winner, we brainstormed a name and that mixture usually because the go-to summer drink.

The prestigious title of ‘Family Drink Maker’ soon followed and like any good professional, I took my job very seriously – and still do. Mastering the art of concocting cocktails comes with a hefty price tag and sometimes a lot of pressure. But hey, someone’s gotta do it. And now that we have fresh ingredients comin’ in hot from the garden, the combinations have grown tenfold.

Today’s specialty blend features a few more garden ingredients; this time swapping out the strawberries for fresh cucumbers, making the cucumber mint fizz cocktail.

If you’re not a cucumber fan, this one (obviously) isn’t for you. However, the flavor isn’t overpowering and the combination with mint really makes it extra-refreshing. I’m already thinking about how great a pitcher of these will taste mid-garage building. Last but not least, if you’re craving the fizz but want to skip the alcohol, try substituting soda water or tonic.

cucumber mint champagne cocktail on gray board

Cucumber Mint Fizzy Cocktail

This refreshing beverage is the perfect blend of cucumber and mint, topped off with 'Secco and simple syrup.

Keyword champagne cocktail, cucumber mint cocktail, fizzy cocktail

Ingredients

  • 4 mint leaves
  • 3 cucumbers quartered
  • 1/2 tbsp simple syrup
  • 'secco champage

Instructions

  1. Muddle together the cucumber and mint

  2. Put muddled cucumber and mint into 12oz. glass

  3. Fill with ice

  4. Pour simple syrup over the ice

  5. Top with champage

  6. Stir & enjoy!

 

two glasses with cucumber and mint

Now, on to make the next concoction!

All our best,


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