Beat the heat with this cool, refreshing summer cocktail + mocktail variation!
For last month’s Supper Club dinner, our theme was Vietnamese. We were set to host, so I knew I needed to come up with a killer, refreshing cocktail to cool everyone off.
I tried searching for Vietnamese cocktails but didn’t really come up with anything that looked too tasty, so I decided instead to come up with something light and summery.
My go-to cocktail of choice in the summer is definitely a gin & tonic, and I thought that mint, lime and cucumber would work beautifully with all of the Vietnamese flavors in our meal.
When I came across this Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic Water at the store, I knew it would be absolutely perfect in my cocktail.
A little muddling and a dash of aromatic orange bitters bring this beauty together. It was a big hit with my Supper Club, and we’ve enjoyed it at home a few times since. It’s a nice alternative to a mojito, which is how we usually enjoy muddled mint.
If you’re looking for a non-alcoholic alternative, simply omit the gin and bitters and add a bit of seltzer instead. Guaranteed refreshment!
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