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Strawberry Basil Gin Smash

Ideal for outdoor gatherings and warm evenings, this cocktail not only satisfies your taste buds but also lets you show off your mixology skills in front of your guests.
Strawberry Basil Gin Smash

A Strawberry Basil Gin Smash is the perfect cocktail for your summer celebrations. This delightful drink combines the refreshing summer flavors of ripe strawberries and aromatic basil with the unique hue and flavors of Indigo Empress Gin, creating a layered effect that's as visually stunning as it is delicious. Ideal for outdoor gatherings and warm evenings, this cocktail not only satisfies your taste buds but also lets you show off your mixology skills in front of your guests.


Serving: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1.5 oz Indigo Empress Gin
  • 2 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tsp sugar 
  • 2 strawberries, sliced + 1 whole strawberry for garnish
  • 5 basil leaves

Instructions:

  1. In the bottom of a glass cocktail shaker, add sugar, 3 basil leaves, and the strawberries and muddle. Let the mixture sit for 5 mins. 
  2. Add ice and lemon juice and shake for 10 seconds.
  3. Add empress gin and shake for 10 seconds.
  4. Pour into glass and garnish with extra basil leaves and whole strawberry.

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