Cucumber-Rose Gin Spritz


A classic combination of gin, lemon, and club soda gets a refreshing twist with cucumber, basil, and black cardamom infused syrup. Dried rose petals add a subtle floral flavor and act as a beautiful garnish.

Cucumber Rose Gin Spritz
Photo: Victor Protasio
Total Time:
5 mins


  • 1 1/2 ounces (3 tablespoons) savory gin (such as Edinburgh Seaside Gin)

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Cucumber, Basil, and Cardamom Syrup

  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 lemon)

  • Ice cubes

  • 2 tablespoons club soda

  • Persian cucumber strips and dried rose petals (such as Rose Dose)


  1. Combine gin, syrup, and lemon juice in a Boston cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice cubes. Cover and shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into a cognac snifter glass filled with ice cubes. Top with club soda, and garnish with cucumber strips and dried rose petals.

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