Cucumber Basil Smash

This Cucumber Basil Smash drink recipe, from Hendricks Gin, reminded me of a couple of my friends who really enjoy cucumbers in their drinks.

Cucumber Basil Smash Drink Recipe

2 ounces Hendricks Gin
1 ounce Lemon Juice
1/2 ounce Sugar Syrup
8 torn basil leaves
cucumber slices

Put basil leaves in cocktail shaker and muddle gently. Add remaining ingredients and shake hard over ice. Strain over an ice-filled rock glass. Garnish with cucumber slices and additional basil leaves.