Keep Cool as a Cucumber with LP’s August Drink. If the August heat is getting you down, cool your senses with refreshing cucumber and the sweet peppery taste of basil. This chilled treat is the break you need to wrap up your summer.
1 Cucumber (1/2” thick slices)
3-4 shredded Fresh Basil Leaves
1/4 ounce fresh lime juice
3/4 ounce Agave Nectar
2 ounces Gin
Muddle half the cucumber slices, basil, lime juice and agave nectar in the cocktail shaker. Add ice and gin – shake vigorously. Pour into a Highball glass, add a few more cucumber slices, then fill with ice. Garnish with a cucumber slice and a basil leaf.