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Cool As A Cucumber: A Refreshing Embrace of Summer

When the warmth of summer beckons, there's no better response than the Cool As A Cucumber cocktail. This concoction is a celebration of freshness, combining the crispness of cucumber with the bright acidity of lemon, all while showcasing the versatile elegance of Courage & Conviction Bourbon Cask. It's a drink that promises a momentary escape to a cooler, more verdant world.



  • 2 oz Courage & Conviction Bourbon Cask: Bringing a smooth, apple-forward profile that pairs beautifully with lighter, fresh flavors.
  • 0.75 oz Simple Syrup: Just the right touch of sweetness to balance the tartness of the lemon.
  • 0.75 oz Fresh Lemon Juice: For a burst of citrus that brings everything to life.
  • 4 Cucumber Slices: Muddled to infuse the drink with a garden-fresh essence.
  • Garnish: A ribbon of cucumber and a sprig of fresh mint for an aromatic finish.
  • Ice: Rocks


Glassware: Rocks Glass



  1. Start Fresh: Place cucumber slices and simple syrup in a shaker tin, muddling them together to release the cucumber's natural juices and essence.
  2. Mix and Mingle: Add the fresh lemon juice and Courage & Conviction Bourbon Cask to the shaker, introducing a splash of zest and a smooth whisky undertone.
  3. Shake to Chill: Toss in ice and give it a vigorous shake, blending the ingredients into a cold, cohesive mixture.
  4. Pour with Precision: Double strain the concoction into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice, ensuring a smooth, refined presentation.
  5. Garnish with Flair: Adorn the glass with a cucumber ribbon and a mint sprig, adding visual appeal and a hint of herbal freshness.


Simple Syrup (1:1):


  • 200g White Granulated Sugar
  • 200g Water
  • Yield: ~ 1.5 cups


  • Combine sugar and water over low heat until the sugar dissolves, creating a versatile syrup that’s sweet and ready to enhance any cocktail.


Flavor Notes:

The Cool As A Cucumber is a testament to simplicity and refreshment. The cocktail’s cucumber and lemon foundation offers a crisp, invigorating taste profile, perfectly complemented by the subtle fruitiness of the Courage & Conviction Bourbon Cask. It’s an ideal choice for those seeking a drink that’s both light and stimulating.


A Celebration of Freshness:

Embrace the essence of summer with the Cool As A Cucumber cocktail. Whether you're lounging poolside, enjoying a backyard barbecue, or simply seeking a moment of refreshment, this drink is a delightful companion, promising a taste of cool comfort with every sip.

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