Doctors advocate the use of cider; it is very wholesome, and served in this way is most refreshing.
Slice the cucumber thinly, put it in a jug with the sugar and mint; then pour in the sherry, cider, and soda-water. Cover the jug, and place it in ice, or in a very cold place, and leave it for about two hours. Then strain out the mint and cucumber, and serve it as cold as possible.
Cost, is. 2d.