Basil Smash

Basil Smash

Basil Smash

A modern classic created in Hamburg by bartender Jorg Meyer -it's basically a gin sour with basil. Delicious fresh herbaceous notes all the way through this cocktail, complimented perfectly by the Lemon Balm Gin

Ingredients:

  • 50ml Lemon Balm Gin
  • 15ml sugar syrup
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • Handful of basil

Garnish:

Basil Sprig

Glassware:

Rocks

Method:

Muddle the basil in the bottom of the shaker then add the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup. Shake well (approximately 10 seconds) and double strain into a rocks glass filled with ice. Garnish with a sprig of basil