But, Hendrick's is no gimmick and, yes, cucumber and rose petals do bring something new to the gin taste spectrum enhancing the classic juniper and citrus flavours with fresh, floral, slightly aromatic notes and a silky smooth texture.
Hereof, what do you serve with Hendricks gin?
For a delighfully refreshing tipple, serve Hendrick's Gin over ice, top up with tonic and garnish with a slice of cucumber to fully appreciate the infusion of rose petal and cucumber in this most unusual gin. Fill a pitcher 3/4 full of cubed ice, add ingredients, stir well and garnish with 4 slices of cucumber.
What kind of juice goes with gin?
Try mixing grapefruit juice and orange juice, cranberry and grape, or another of your favorite juice combinations. Strong citrus fruits, like lemon and lime, can also be mixed with gin but are generally combined with other ingredients, like syrup or soda water, to dilute the sourness.
Why do you drink Hendricks with cucumber?
The simplest answer is however you like it. The reason Hendrick's is served with cucumber is that Hendrick's botanical list includes both cucumber and Bulgarian rose petals, so to use a cucumber as a garnish simply highlights the flavour profile.