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Gin Basil Smash Cocktail Recipe

Fresh and extremely refreshing, the Gin Basil Smash is a cocktail that was invented by the charismatic Joerg Meyer.

Gin Basil Smash ST close up
Flavours
Fruity, Herbal
Occasions
Feasts & Dinner Parties, Garden Parties & Picnics, Celebrations, Boozy Brunch
Skills
Novice
Garnishes
Basil Leaves
Glass
Old Fashioned
Type
Shaken
Equipment
Shaker

How to make

  • Add basil to base of cocktail shaker and muddle gently.
  • Add remaining ingredients and shake hard over ice.
  • Strain over an ice-filled rock glass.

Ingredients

  • 50 ml Hendrick's Gin
  • 25 ml Lemon Juice
  • 12.5 ml Sugar Syrup
  • 8 Basil Leaves
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