Photo by Tamara West
- Slice cucumber in half lengthways, deseed and cut into chunks.
- Add chopped thyme or marjoram leaves and mix together in a mortar and pestle or cocktail shaker.
- Add cucumber mixture to a one-litre serving jug with 2 Tbsp fresh ginger juice and lemon juice.
- Add gin (or vodka) and crushed ice.
- Stir well, top up with approximately 500ml ginger beer and serve immediately.