This refreshing drink tastes great with or without alcohol!

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

For the Syrup:

  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 Cucumber, peeled and sliced
  • 1 Tbsp. Mint Tea

For the drink:

  • 3/4 cup Ice
  • 2 oz. Vodka or Gin (optional)
  • 2 tsp. Lemon Juice
  • 4 Tbsp. Cucumber Mint Syrup
  • chilled Sparkling Water, as needed
  • 1/4 cup Blackberries

Method:

  1. To make the syrup: Heat honey and water until boiling and honey is dissolved.
  2. Remove from heat and add the cucumber and mint tea. Let steep for about 30 minutes. Strain syrup.
  3. To make the drink: Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice. Add vodka, lemon juice, and syrup and shake until cold.
  4. Muddle the blackberries in the bottom of a glass. (You can use a spoon to do this if needed)
  5. Pour drink over blackberries and top with sparkling water. Garnish with cucumber.