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

Preparation

5mins

Glassware

Rocks

Garnish

Basil

Recipe

Method

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

Ingredients

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