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Kiwifruit Cucumber Reviver


– Served at Tales of the Cocktail 2009 – Dan de Oliveira, Chicago bartender


  • 1 Zespri® Green Kiwifruit, peeled and diced
  • 5-6 Fresh mint sprigs
  • 3 oz Cucumber water*
  • 2 oz Plymouth gin (optional)
  • 1 oz Fresh orange juice
  • 1/2 oz Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz Simple syrup
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Cucumber and kiwifruit for garnish


  1. Muddle kiwifruit and mint leaves in cocktail shaker.
  2. Add remaining ingredients; shake with ice. Strain into 2 chilled glass.
  3. Garnish with kiwifruit and cucumber slices.


Cucumber Water


  • 1 Cucumber, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1 Cucumber, seeded and diced
  • Pinch each salt and pepper


*Process cucumbers in blender until smooth; strain through a fine mesh strainer, reserving liquid.


Prep time:10 minutes
Makes: 2 cocktails

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