Thai Cucumber Lemonade
- Infused Simple Syrup:
- 1 cup sugar
- 1 cup water
- 3 sprigs cilantro
- 3 sprigs mint
- 3 sprigs basil
- 1/4 stalk crushed lemongrass
- 1 large cucumber, peeled and diced
- 2 cups water
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 2 ounces Infused Simple Syrup
- 2 ounces Cucumber Juice
- 1 1/2 ounces citrus vodka
- Lemon slice, for garnish
DirectionsCucumber Juice: Drink Ingredients:
Cucumber stick, for garnish
Infused Simple Syrup: In a saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar, water, cilantro, mint, basil, and crushed lemongrass. Slowly bring to a simmer and cook until the sugar is dissolved. Take off heat and let herbs steep until the liquid is cool. Strain into a glass or a bowl and reserve.
Cucumber Juice: Add the cucumber to a blender with 2 cups of water. Blend on high until fully liquefied, then pour through a fine strainer and reserve.
Drink: Add the drink ingredients to each pint glass filled with ice. Stir and garnish each glass with a cucumber stick and a lemon slice.
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