This green tea cucumber cocktail will go down smoothly—it’s light rather than pungent or harsh like many signature cocktail recipes out there!

We made a cucumber simple syrup for this cocktail. Then we combined it with fresh brewed green tea, rum, a little lime and muddled mint! It also tastes really good without the rum if you are looking for a refreshing non-alcoholic version!

This recipe yields enough for a pitcher, making it the perfect party cocktail and friends can help themselves!

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Green tea cucumber cocktail recipe

Green Tea Cucumber Cocktail Recipe

This green tea cucumber cocktail is light and refreshing. Plus you can’t feel guilty about sipping a drink when it has green tea in it, right?


Yield: 6 -8 drinks
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cucumber simple syrup (makes 1 cup)

  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup water

green tea cucumber cocktail

  • 3/4 cup light rum
  • 1/2 cup lime juice
  • 30 leaves fresh mint, muddled
  • 2 cups green tea, brewed, cooled
  • 1 cup cucumber simple syrup
  • 1/2 cup club soda
  • cucumber, sliced , for garnish if desired
  • wedge lime, for garnish if desired


cucumber simple syrup

  • Combine sugar, water and cucumber in small saucepan over medium-high heat.
  • Simmer until sugar is dissolved then strain and discard cucumbers (makes about 1 cup simple syrup).

green tea cucumber cocktail

  • In a pitcher, bruise mint leaves using a wooden spoon.
  • Add remaining ingredients to pitcher along with ice, then stir until well incorporated. Serve immediately.


Make the cucumber simple syrup a day in advance to really let the flavors marinate!
Calories: 187kcal, Carbohydrates: 30g, Protein: 0.5g, Fat: 0.1g, Saturated Fat: 0.02g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.04g, Monounsaturated Fat: 0.01g, Sodium: 12mg, Potassium: 121mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 27g
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Green tea cucumber cocktail recipe