Vanilla-Cucumber Limey

Martini Monkey * San Jose, CaA salad of English cucumbers and butter lettuce with a citrusy dressing inspired bar manager Jay Crabb's lime-and-cucumber-spiked drink.Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

1 drink


  • 5 peeled English cucumber wheels

  • 4 mint leaves, plus 1 mint sprig

  • 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup

  • Ice

  • 1 1/2 ounces vanilla vodka

  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 1 1/2 ounces chilled club soda


  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle 4 of the cucumber wheels with the mint leaves and Simple Syrup. Add ice and the vodka and lime juice and shake well. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Stir in the club soda and garnish with the remaining cucumber wheel and the mint sprig.

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