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Tequila is a year-round spirit, for sure, but juxtaposing a spicy marg with refreshing cucumber makes it a summertime special. This recipe uses Spindrift seltzer water, anyway, which everyone knows is a summer staple.
This Brazilian cocktail is just fine in its simple form -- lime juice, sugar and cachaça -- but adding a sweet finish with some cucumber is entirely allowed. Try it here!
Choose whatever liquor you're vibing with the most at the moment and mix with muddled cucumber and mint. Add some lime juice, simple syrup and you've got the most versatile summer sipper yet. Try it here!
Cucumber gimlets are the new rage, I swear it. Pro tip: You can swap the gin for vodka for an even smoother finish. Try it here!
Summer is the perfect catalyst for sweet, fruity drinks, but all that sugar can catch up with you -- which is why opting for vodka sodas on nights out can be a lifesaver. Make them not-so-boring by adding fresh cucumber juice. Try it here!
Simply named and simply executed. This recipe by Bobby Flay doesn't just add sliced cucumber -- it uses cucumber-flavored vodka to really drive the point home.
If watermelon doesn't already scream "summer" to you, then adding "cucumber" after it definitely will. Combine the two with vodka and some extras for a simple yet summery drink. Try it here!
Rather than using typical refined sugar, this recipe adds raw honey to sweeten the margaritas, and the cucumber juice is made from scratch -- as fresh as it gets.
It's not just a gin and tonic, it's a cucumber gin and tonic. And it's in ice pop form. What are you waiting for? Try it here!