Gin Basil Smash
Ahh…spring is finally here and it’s time to lighten things up. This refreshing cocktail is a good start with spring-like citrus notes and the bright aromatics of fresh basil.
Ingredients: 2 oz. gin¾ oz. fresh lemon juice¾ oz. simple syrup (we like a 1:1 ratio) 2-3 sprigs fresh basilPreparation:Muddle the basil in a shaker and add the other ingredients. Add ice and shake to chill. Fine-strain into an ice-filled rocks glass and garnish with a fresh basil leaf.Recipe from Jörg Meyer, Le Lion, Hamburg