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Gin Basil Smash
Gin Basil Smash: a cocktail from the "smashes" family in a basil version.


For 1 person
6 cl gin
2 cl lemon juice
1 cl simple syrup
4 or 5 fresh basil leaves

How to make

👉 shaker / 🥃 old fashioned / 🍸 short drink (9cl) / ⏱️ 5 mn
  1. Insert basil and sugar syrup into the base of the shaker.

  2. Muddle the basil.

  3. Add gin and lemon juice.

  4. Shake.

  5. Strain into the glass.

  6. Garnish with a basil leaf.


The Gin Basil Smash is a variation of the Gin Smash with basil replacing the original mint and lemon juice on top. The creator of this cocktail invented at the end of the 2000s would be Jörg Meyer of the bar Le Lion in Hamburg.

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