The three best things about summer (in no particular order): sunshine, maxi dresses and sipping cocktails outside. Presenting your new warm-weather signature drink, the cucumber gimlet. Best of all, Young Kim, bartender at NYC’s The Flatiron Room, is teaching us to make this refreshing cocktail at home.

What You Need:
 - ¾ ounce cucumber puree
 - ½ ounce mango puree
 - ½ ounce lime juice
 - ½ ounce Combier or other orange liqueur
 - 1½ ounces gin
 - ice
 - strainer

Step 1: Combine the cucumber and mango purees with lime juice, orange liqueur and gin in a cocktail shaker.

Step 2: Add ice and shake to your heart's content. 

Step 3: Pour your delicious gimlet through a strainer and into a glass. Serve and enjoy. 

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Additional Reporting by Abby Hepworth

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