Wanted to make something that invoked the essence of summer. A light and refreshing summertime cocktail. Enjoy by the water somewhere.
1oz Fresh Lemon Juice
.5oz Simple Syrup
1 Fresh Strawberry
5 Fresh Basil Leaves
Slice of Strawberry and Basil Leaves to Garnish
In a mixing glass muddle the strawberry, 3 basil leaves and simple syrup. Add lemon juice and gin. Shake with ice. Double strain into a Collins glass with fresh ice. Top with soda. And garnish with 2 basil leaves and slice of strawberry.