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Summer Garden Vodka Cooler

Summer Garden Vodka Cooler

Here is the Summer Garden Vodka Cooler recipe for you:


  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz elderflower liqueur
  • 1 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 0.5 oz simple syrup (1:1 sugar and water)
  • 4 fresh cucumber slices
  • 4 fresh mint leaves
  • Soda water
  • Ice
  • Lemon wheel and mint sprig for garnish


  1. Muddle Ingredients:
    • In a cocktail shaker, muddle the cucumber slices and mint leaves gently to release their flavors.
  2. Add Liquids:
    • Add vodka, elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, and simple syrup to the shaker.
  3. Shake:
    • Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds until well-chilled.
  4. Strain:
    • Strain the mixture into a tall glass filled with ice.
  5. Top with Soda:
    • Top off the drink with soda water and stir gently to combine.
  6. Garnish:
    • Garnish with a lemon wheel and a sprig of mint for a fresh and elegant presentation.
  7. Serve:
    • Enjoy your refreshing Summer Garden Vodka Cooler!