Cocktail Hour: Cucumber & Orange Vodka Sparkler

Before we head into the weekend, here is a cocktail to toast the end of summer and a welcome to fall! It's cooling yet not summery sweet! Cheers! 

  • 4 ounces cucumber vodka 
  • 2-3 ounces fresh squeezed orange juice 
  • 1 teaspoon agave syrup (optional) 
  • 1 bottle sparkling water
  • 4 slices english cucumber
  • 4 sprigs rosemary 
  • Ice 
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker three-quarters of the way full with ice. 
  2. Add cucumber vodka, orange juice and agave syrup. 
  3. Shake vigorously. 
  4. Pour evenly into champagne coupes. 
  5. Top-off with sparkling water. 
  6. Garnish each glass with a slice of cucumber and a sprig of rosemary.  
Makes: 4 servings