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Eastside Cocktail

Meet the eastside cocktail. Muddled with mint and cucumber, this simple gin cocktail is an effervescent version of a gin gimlet that’s super refreshing and perfect for summer.

  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x


  • 3 cucumber slices
  • 56 mint leaves
  • 2 ounces gin
  • 1 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • Club soda
  • For garnish: mint leaves, cucumber slices


  1. Add mint and cucumber to a cocktail shaker and muddle until fragrant.

  2. Add lime juice, simple syrup and gin to the shaker with ice.

  3. Shake until cold.

  4. Strain into an old fashioned glass filled with ice.

  5. Top with club soda
  6. Garnish with fresh mint and a cucumber slice.

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