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Gin Basil Smash

Basil in cocktails ūü§Ē Everyone saw mint in cocktails, but what about basil?¬†We¬†definitely like¬†this ingredient! Check bellow one of our¬†favourite¬†recipes – Gin Basil Smash:

Jörg Meyer invented this cocktail in 2008 in Hamburg, Germany. He is the owner of Bar Le Lion and Boilerman. 


  • 50ml Gin¬†¬†
  • 1 bunch basil leaves (never too much)¬†
  • 25ml fresh lemon juice¬†
  • 15ml sugar syrup¬†

Place basil and lemon into a cocktail shaker and smash. Add sugar syrup and gin and top up with ice. Shake it and¬†our¬†into a glass. Garnish with basil leaves. Gin Basil Smash is done! ūüíö

Learn how to prepare this and many other cocktails on our bartending courses!