This simple, spritzy cocktail is exactly what you want on a hot summer day. Make the honey syrup in advance, and this drink becomes a quick cocktail to throw together for guests. Slideshow: More Gin Cocktail Recipes 

Joe Kindred
August 2017


Eva Kolenko

Recipe Summary

10 mins
1 drink


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Instructions Checklist
  • In a small saucepan, bring the honey and 1/2 cup of water to a simmer, stirring to dissolve the honey. Transfer the honey syrup to a small heatproof jar and refrigerate until cold, about 30 minutes. In a low ball or collins glass, mix the gin with the soda water, lemon juice and 1/2 ounce of the honey syrup. Add ice and garnish with cucumber and mint; serve immediately. Reserve the remaining honey syrup for more cocktails. 


Make Ahead

The honey syrup can be refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.