Gin Basil Smash

Description
Gin, Lemon juice, Simple syrup, Basil
Ingredients
2ozGin, Beefeater
1ozLemon juice (1/2 lemon)
23ozSimple syrup
20lfBasil
1lfBasil (as garnish)
Instructions
Muddle 1/2 lemon with large handful basil, add simple and test for sweetness. Add ice and gin, shake, double strain, rocks-filled frozen old fashioned glass
History
Originally posted as 5cl gin. Updated to reflect video from Le Lion
Cocktail summary
Yield
Drink
Year2008
Created byJörg Meyer, Le Lion, Hamburg, Germany
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://ohgosh.tv/episode/gin-basil-smash-le-lion-hamburg-joerg-meyer/
Posted byGuenni on 08/09/2011

Comments

Christian Dehm at http://barnotes.co/recipes/christian-s-basil-smash has a nice version that adds 1/2 oz. Aperol and 2oz tonic water.

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Moderated to provide method and reflect gin quantity from oh gosh video.

The Gin Basil Smash was created by Jörg Meyer (Le Lion, Hamburg - Germany) in 2008.

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