Gin Basil Smash
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About this Cocktail

Saw Robert Hess video on this last week and wanted to give it a try. This is an amazing cocktail. Definitely going on the regular rotation now. While it's great this snowy Portland night, this screams summer drinking.


  • 2 oz Fords Gin
  • 1 oz Lemon Juice
  • 2/3 oz Simple Syrup
  • Bunch of basil

Muddle a large handful of basil in tin, add ingredients and ice. Shake hard and double strain into rocks glass with ice. Garnish with basil leaf.

  • Michael Dunstan
    I too watch the Robert Hess video and made a round that evening. Very refreshing and surprisingly subtle Basil flavour.

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