1English cucumbermakes about 1 - 1 1/2 cups of juice, depending on the size of the cucumber
For Each Cocktail
1 1/2ouncesvodkaI used Hangar One
1/4ounceginger liquorsuch as Canton, optional
1 1/2ouncescucumber juice
5mint leavesplus extra for garnish
1 1/2ouncesginger beer
cucumberthinly sliced for garnish
Make the cucumber juice
If you have a juicer, use it to make the juice, otherwise, roughly chop the cucumber and transfer it to a blender or food processor and pulse until it's completely liquified. Place a fine mesh strainer over a glass measuring cup and pour the cucumber juice through the strainer to remove the solids.
It's recommended to use a Boston Cocktail Shaker, but if you don't have one, mix the ingredients in a glass.
In the mixing glass, combine the vodka, ginger liquor, cucumber juice, mint leaves and agave. Fill the tumbler with ice. Pour the liquid over the ice. Secure the glass in the tumbler and shake 4-5 times until cold and frothy. Pour into glasses and top with ginger beer, additional mint leaves and cucumber slices for garnish. Serve.