Christian's Basil Smash

Christian's Basil Smash
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About this Cocktail

Refreshing take on the neoclassic Gin basil Smash

  • 2 ounces london dry Gin
  • 1/2 ounce aperol
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 ounce simple sirup
  • 5 basil leaves
  • 2 ounces fentiman tonic water

Pour simple sirup in a shaker, add the basil, gently muddle the basil. Add gin, aperol, lemon juice and fill shaker With ice. Shake for 15 seconds and doublestrain in a wine goblet. Add the tonic water and garnish with a basil leaf and a raspberry.

  • Craig E
    Tasty! I think that second "simple sirup" under Preparation should read "lemon juice".
  • Christian  Dehm
    You are eight. I corrected it.
  • Chris Sabis
    My wife demands this drink constantly in the summer. Good stuff!
  • Joerg Meyer
    sounds good!
  • Christian  Dehm
    Joerg Meyer himself likes my drink. That just made my day.

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