Gin Basil Smash

2 oz Gin, Beefeater
1 oz Lemon juice (1/2 lemon)
23 oz Simple syrup
20 lf Basil
1 lf Basil (as garnish)
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
Originally posted as 5cl gin. Updated to reflect video from Le Lion
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  • Paula Garner
  • Very tasty, although the basil and lemon is almost overpowering — ☆☆☆☆
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