Cucumber Cooler

  • Serves

    makes 1 Cocktail

Cucumber Cooler
Cucumber Cooler

Vodka and cucumber get added flavor from thyme in this summertime thirst quencher. See the recipe for Cucumber Cooler »

The bartenders at the Gage Hotel in Marathon, Texas, make this summertime thirst quencher.


  • 1 (2") piece cucumber, thinly sliced crosswise, plus 1 additional slice for garnish
  • 18 tsp. fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 12 oz. vodka, preferably Tito's
  • 12 oz. simple syrup


Step 1

In a cocktail shaker, combine the cucumber slices, thyme, and 1⁄4 cup crushed ice. Using a muddler, crush ingredients until slushy. Add more ice, vodka, and simple syrup. Cover, shake vigorously to combine, and pour contents into a glass garnished with a slice of cucumber.

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