This refreshing drink has all the makings of a signature party cocktail. It can be adjusted to taste (using light rum instead of the gin will tilt it toward a mojito). And the pitcher-size format means more time with guests rather than shaking drinks.

Charlotte March
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com

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Recipe Summary

total:
10 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 or 5
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Put 1/3 cup raspberries, the cucumber, and 2 tbsp. mint in a pitcher. Add sugar. Mash with a wooden spoon or muddler until raspberries are crushed and mint is aromatic. Add lemon juice and gin and stir until sugar dissolves. Add seltzer to pitcher; gently stir.

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  • Set ice cubes in 4 or 5 glasses (12-oz. size). Divide remaining raspberries among glasses. Pour in the cocktail and tuck a mint sprig into each glass.

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