Tasty Kool as a Cucumber Cocktail Is All Kinds of Refreshing

Monarch's Kool as a cucumber

May is almost out and summer's just about in, and what's more? The weather is finally acting accordingly. But, rest assured, there will be days where you're far too hot and can't be bothered to stray too far from the comfort of your air conditioning. You know what days I'm talking about! Every day between Memorial Day and the Labor Day, that serves as a good excuse to throw back a couple (then multiply that by your lucky number) cool, refreshing drinks. 


Summer is really just "no f*cks given" season and a time for all-around fun. That said, you're probably growing tired of the same old summer cocktails (we know we are) as you dust off the old Bartending for Dummies book, and that's why we're blessing you with yet another salivating summer recipe from our favorite NYC rooftop lounge -- Monarch

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Kool as a Cucumber Cocktail




1 oz Bombay Sapphire Gin

.5 oz St Germaine

.5 oz simple syrup

.5 oz lime juice


1. Muddle kale and cucumber. 

2. Add gin, St. Germaine, simple syrup, and lime juice.

3. Shake and strain.

4. Top with club soda.

5. Add cucumber garnish.

Now, last but certainly not least -- kool off and enjoy. 


Image via Oleg March/Monarch Rooftop Lounge

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