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What To Mix With Cucumber Vodka: 10 Favorite Mixers (2023)

Last Updated on January 13, 2023 by Lydia Martin

Vegetables in mixed drinks? That seems unusual, but the flavor combo of cucumber and vodka is surprisingly luscious– which could enhance many cocktails. 

So, don’t miss out on this trend and try it yourself. Know what to mix with cucumber vodka and prepare prolific recipes for a unique cocktail experience.  

Top 10 Awesome Mixers For Cucumber Vodka 

10. Club Soda

Fever Tree Club Soda Bottle

Club soda with cucumber vodka, fresh cucumber juice, honey, and lime juice, makes for a delicious and refreshing Cucumber Vodka Soda.

Prep Time: 15 mins.

Total Time: 15 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1oz club soda
  • 4oz cucumber juice 
  • 4oz cucumber vodka
  • 1oz honey syrup
  • 1oz lime juice

Instructions: Mix all the ingredients (except club soda) with ice in your shaker. Strain the mix in your serving glasses, top it with club soda, and stir. 

Serving: 2

9. Cranberry Juice

Man Holding Bottle of Cranberry Juice

Vodka infused with cucumber, and mixed with cranberry juice, creates a tasty Cranberry Cucumber Vodka Spritzer

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 6oz cucumber vodka
  • 6oz of cranberry juice cocktail w/ lime
  • (4) cans of sparkling cranberry juice

Instructions: In your pitcher, mix all the ingredients and stir well. Strain the mix into four glasses and garnish it with cucumber slices if desired. 

Serving: 4

8. Tomato Juice

Simple Tomato Juice from Fresh Tomatoes

This new take on an old favorite is a bold and delicious Bloody Mary recipe, enhanced by tomato juice, perfect for any Sunday afternoon game or brunch.

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins.

Ingredients:

  • (1) dash of hot sauce
  • (1) dash of Worcestershire sauce
  • 2oz tomato sauce, low-sodium
  • (1) lemon squeeze
  • (1) lime squeeze

Instructions: In your three-piece cocktail shaker, mix all the ingredients with ice. Strain and pour on your glass with ice. If preferred, garnish it with lime and cucumber slices with a sprinkle of celery salt. 

Serving: 1

7. Cold Seltzer Water

Bottle of Canada Dry Original Seltzer Water

Try this Cucumber Vodka Water cocktail– a revitalizing summer drink that’s so mellow, featuring the smack of seltzer water and cucumber vodka.

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins.

Ingredients:

  • 4oz cold seltzer water (alternative: soda water [1])
  • 1.5oz cucumber vodka
  • 4oz lemon-lime soda
  • 1tsp lime juice

Instructions: In your glass filled with ice, add cucumber vodka, seltzer, lime juice, and soda. Stir to mix and garnish it with freshly sliced cucumbers, if desired. 

Serving: 1

6. Triple Sec 

Bottle of Mc Guinness Triple Sec

Cucumber vodka and Triple Sec make a fresh and bright twist on the classic Martini. Try this Cucumber Lime Martini– a perfect sunny day drink.

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1oz Triple Sec
  • 2oz cucumber vodka
  • 1oz freshly squeezed lime

Instructions: In your shaker, toss all the ingredients with ice and shake well. Pour the mix into your martini glass and top it with mint sprigs and cucumber slices for garnish.  

Serving: 1

5. Ginger Beer

close up shot of Gimger Beer Bottle and a glass

Cucumber vodka is a cool and delicious addition to ginger beer and makes spicy yet savory Cucumber Moscow Mule– served in a copper mug. 

Prep Time: 2 mins.

Total Time: 2 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 3oz ginger beer
  • 0.5oz lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1.5oz cucumber vodka

Instructions: Combine all the ingredients in your copper mug filled with ice. Stir gently and garnish it with slices of cucumber and lime wedge, if preferred. 

Serving: 1

4. Lime Juice

DIY Lime Juice in a Bottle

The refreshing Cucumber Vodka Gimlet drink is made with fresh ingredients, featuring lime juice and cucumber-infused vodka. 

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 1oz simple syrup
  • 2.5oz cucumber vodka
  • 0.75 lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • (2) cucumber slices
  • (4) basil leaves

Instructions: Muddle cucumber slices and basil leaves in your shaker and add all the liquid ingredients. Shake for around 30 seconds and strain into your chilled lowball glass. 

Serving: 1

3. Gin 

Pouring Bottle of Hendrick's Gin on a Jigger

Want a hard drink with the flavors of cucumber? Infuse the remarkable Classic Vesper Martini with cucumber vodka, gin [2], and a splash of Lillet Blanc. 

“When you drink it, the sweetness comes through. It’s a complex Martini with the perfect balance of flavours.”

— Alessandro Palazzi, Dukes Bar Head Bartender/Manager in London

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins.

Ingredients:

  • 0.5oz Lillet Blanc
  • 3oz gin
  • 1oz cucumber vodka

Instructions: In your mixing glass ¾-filled with ice, combine all the ingredients and stir until well chilled. Then, strain it into your cocktail glass and garnish with a lemon peel, if you like.

Serving: 1

2. Dry Vermouth

hand holding martini&rossi Dry Vermouth Bottle

Another take on the classic Martini is this Cucumber Martini cocktail, featuring dry vermouth and cucumber vodka. 

Prep Time: 10 mins.

Total Time: 1o mins. 

Ingredients:

  • 15ml dry vermouth
  • 75ml cucumber vodka
  • (3) cucumber slices

Instructions: Muddle cucumber slices in your shaker, then add vodka, dry vermouth, and ice. Shake for 30 seconds and strain into your martini glass.  

Serving: 1

1. Sprite

close up shot of sprite bottle label

Sprite and cucumber vodka is a great pairing, making for a tasty and fresh Cucumber Vodka cocktail– you can prepare it easily with only three ingredients. 

Prep Time: 5 mins.

Total Time: 5 mins.

Ingredients:

  • 8oz lemonade
  • 11oz Sprite
  • 6oz cucumber vodka

Instructions: In your serving glass with ice, combine all the ingredients and stir. Top it with a slice of cucumber for garnish, and serve. 

Serving: 4

FAQs 

What does cucumber vodka taste like?

Cucumber vodka tastes crisp with the fresh flavors of cucumber, followed by a soft and faintly sugary finish.   

Can cucumber vodka in cocktails make you drunk?

Cucumber vodka in cocktails won’t make you drunk as long as you consume moderate amounts. 

Final Thoughts 

Flavored vodkas aren’t new, and these spirits are mostly used in cocktails or mixed drinks. 

But the flavors have leveled up over time, and not only can you find fruit-infused ones but vegetable-infused vodkas as well.  

If you plan to try cucumber vodka, you can enhance its flavor further by combining it with the best mixers listed above to craft unique, improved, and delicious cocktails. 

References:

  1. https://www.mcgill.ca/oss/article/history/origins-soda-water 
  2. https://www.britannica.com/topic/gin-liquor 

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