Ginger and apricot syrup
Bring the water and sugar to the boil in a pan. Add the ginger, lime zest and apricots, simmer for approx. 5 mins., leave to cool in the pan, pass the mixture through a sieve to create a thickish syrup.
Place the ice cubes and cucumber in the glasses. Pour the syrup, reserved lime juice, vermouth and mineral water into the glasses, garnish with the apricots.