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Cucumber Saketini (Image courtesy of Queen Bee Mixology)

Cocktail of the Week: Cucumber Saketini

Sure, a glass of wine or a beer is a nice way to unwind – but every now and then you deserve a happy hour that’s a little more...hmmm. What’s the word? Refined! Kelly Sparks of Queen Bee Mixology is graciously sharing a new cocktail with us every week, just in time for Happy Hour. Queen Bee is raising the bar for cocktails made at home with recipes that are both easy – and delicious! Want more? Connect with Queen Bee Mixology on social media for extra recipes and behind-the-scenes content.

The classy Cucumber Saketini is a simple drink that is sure to lift your spirits. It's a refreshing and bold mix of light and sweet that'll give you a nice buzz ;). Just ask the Queen Bee!


  • Vodka
  • Sake
  • Simple Syrup
  • Cucumber
  • Ice


  1. Muddle 3-4 freshly cut slices of cucumber in shaker.
  2. Add 1.5 oz sake
  3. Add 1.5 oz vodka
  4. Add 1/4 oz simple syrup
  5. Add Ice
  6. Shake
  7. Strain into serving glass
  8. Garnish with cucumber wheel