Photo: Caitlin Bensel; Food Styling: Mary Claire Britton; Prop Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine
Serves 1

Muddle cucumber slices with mint and lemongrass in this garden-fresh, Thai-inspired Collins update. The result is cool as a…well, you know. 

How to Make It

Muddle mint leaves, sugar cubes, cucumber slices, and grated lemongrass in a cocktail shaker. Add fresh-pressed cucumber juice, white rum, and fresh lime juice. Swirl to combine. Add ice, cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled. Strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top with club soda. Garnish with cucumber slices and mint leaves, if desired.