Blueberry Basil Smash
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About this Cocktail

Original cocktail from the stirandstrain.com site!

Ingredients:
  • 4-6 basil leaves
  • small handful of blueberries (like, 10 or so)
  • 1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup (more or less to taste)
  • 3 ounces gin, Citadelle Reserve used here
  • Garnish: 3 blueberries, 2 basil leaves, lemon zest
Preparation:

In the bottom of a double rocks glass, muddle basil, blueberries, lemon juice and simple syrup. Add about an inch of ice, stir, and add gin. Fill glass with more crushed ice. Zest lemon on top of ice and garnish with blueberries and basil leaves on a cocktail pick. Straw is optional.

4 Comments
  • Andy S.
    What a beautiful looking cocktail! Thank you for sharing.
  • Nick Heller
    Gorgeous photo.
  • Nick Riley
    Have to agree with these two, that's so well presented; definitely going to be rustling one up!
  • Elana Lepkowski
    Thanks guys! Appreciate the comments!

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