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Part 2 of 4 with Effen Cucumber Vodka: Shooting the Breeze

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Part 2 of 4 with Effen Cucumber Vodka: Shooting the Breeze

We are back with part 2 of 4 using Effen Cucumber Vodka to craft wonderful cocktails. This week’s drink is called Shooting the Breeze. It uses fresh fruit and vegetables to bring out the flavor, all the while being remarkably easy to make.

Level of Difficultly: Low


Ingredients Needed: Effen Cucumber Vodka, cucumber, limes, Sprite/7up

Tools Needed: muddler, spoon, jigger or pour spout, glass


  1. Slice Cucumber into thin wheels, and slice lime into quarter pieces.
  2. In glass, place 3-4 cucumber wheels at the bottom and pour 1 ½ oz Effen Cucumber Vodka on top.
  3. Squeeze the juice from one quarter lime on top of cucumbers, and place squeezed lime in bottom of glass with the Effen Cucumber Vodka and cucumber wheels.
  4. Muddle the cucumber wheels, quarter lime, and Effen Cucumber Vodka (muddle until cucumbers are broken up in the bottom)
  5. Add Ice on top of muddled ingredients.
  6. Fill the reminder of glass with Sprite or 7up
  7. Use spoon to mix muddled cucumber and lime from the bottom evenly through the glass.
  8. Garnish with a Cucumber Wheel and Lime Slice (optional).
  9. Enjoy!










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