English Summer

English Summer

This drink is like high tea in a cocktail.  The English Summer calls forth images of dainty cucumber sandwhiches, while having the underlying bite of a good English gin.

Ingredients: 
2 oz Gin
1 Slice of Honeydew Melon
1/4 English Cucumber (peeled and sliced)
4 fresh mint leaves large
1/4 oz fresh lime juice
Tonic Water
Preparation: 

In blender or food processor puree melon, mint and cucumber.  Push through a sieve into a shaker.  Add lime juice and Gin.  Shake well   and pour into a collins glass and top with Tonic Water.  Garnish with a sliced cucumbers and mint.