Gin and Basil Smash
1 ¼ oz (38 ml) gin (citrus, herbaceous or floral)
½ oz (15 ml) lemon syrup
6 crushed basil leaves
Basil leaf (for garnish)
In a shaker, mash the basil in the syrup.
Add remaining ingredients
fill with ice and stir.
Strain through a fine sieve into a glass filled with ice.
Garnish with a basil leaf.
About our Gin and Basil Smash
Ah! The famous “Gin Basil Smash”! One of the greatest summer classics of all time, you'll want to choose a citrusy, herbal or floral gin to give it all the love it deserves. And also our secret ingredient: orange.