Who would've thought that basil would be so good in drinks? If you love mojito and basil, you should definitely try this fresh drink!

Gin Basil Smash Gin Cocktail Origin

We have got to give credit to the creator of this cocktail, Jörg Meyer! It was created by this genius bartender in Germany, in 2008.

Gin Basil Smash Gin Cocktail Recipe

Here are the ingredients and steps to make a great Gin Basil Smash Gin Cocktail

Gin Basil Smash Gin Cocktail Ingredients

  • 60ml Bright Night Wild Tasmanian Gin
  • 20ml Lemon Juice
  • 10ml Simple Syrup
  • 12 Basil leaves
  • 1 Basil sprig
  • How to make Gin Basil Smash Gin Cocktail

  • Muddle the basil leaves in a cocktail shaker first (You can also crush them if you like, we prefer muddled)
  • Add simple syrup, and lemon juice into the shaker
  • Pour the gin and ice cubes into the mixture and shake.
  • Strain to a tall glass.
  • Garnish with some basil leaves or a lemon
  • Interesting Facts about Gin Basil Smash Gin Cocktail

  • This cocktail is truly smashing! It won Tales of the Cocktail Spirited Awards' "Best New Cocktail" title on the same year it was created.
  • Gin Basil Smash Gin Cocktail Gallery

    Here are some photos of Gin Basil Smash Gin Cocktail that we took when we made the cocktail ourselves. We would love to see your photos when you make this cocktail. Please tag us at @brightnightgin on instagram, facebook and tiktok if you are sharing your cocktail photos.

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    Gin Cocktails taste better with award-winning Bright Night

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