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summer cocktail, afternoon tea

Refreshing Summer Cocktail: The Afternoon Tea aka Porch Pounder

Imagine a warm summer day and you're sitting on the porch or deck with a few friends and you wish you had a refreshing cocktail to sip while hanging out. I've got you covered.


  • 4-5 cucumber slices
  • Small handful mint
  • 1/2 oz Honey simple syrup
  • 1 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz gin or vodka
  • 1/2 oz Pims #1
  • 5-6 Large Ice cubes


  1. Muddle cucumbers, mint and simple syrup 5-6 turns

  2. Add lemon juice, gin, pims and ice. Shake

  3. Strain onto ice

  4. Top with ginger ale

  5. Garish with mint & cucumber