Basil and Cucumber Rum Cocktail

Basil and Cucumber Rum Cocktail

This Basil and Cucumber Rum Cocktail is a refreshing cocktail that’s ideal for closing out the August heat. Basil and cucumber flavors play each other perfectly, and when paired with sweet rum, they create a dreamy summer drink. Whether your kids are heading back into school or not, this delicious cocktail will help you unwind, relax, and enjoy the last of summer.


  • 3 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and sliced
  • ⅔ cup of sugar
  • ⅔ cup rum
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 2 cups of soda water
  • Crushed ice
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • Cucumber cubes for garnish.


  1. Place the cucumber, sugar, rum, and lime juice in a blender or shaker and process until smooth.
  2. Pour into a glass, add soda, and stir.
  3. Pour crushed ice over the mixture, top with the basil and cucumber
  4. Enjoy your rum cocktail!

We hope you enjoy this cucumber rum cocktail as much as we have!

Basil and Cucumber rum cocktail