Blueberry Basil Smash

Blueberry Basil Smash cocktail

A symphony of flavors is unveiled as you muddle fresh blueberries and basil leaves, their essence harmoniously mingling with the gin’s botanical allure. Shaken with precision, the elixir is poured into a rocks glass over ice, a masterpiece in both taste and presentation.

Blueberry Basil Smash Ingredients

  • 60ml Angelica Blue Gin

  • 15ml Fresh lemon juice

  • 15ml Simple syrup

  • Handful of fresh blueberries

  • 3-4 Fresh basil leaves

Preparation

Muddle the blueberries and basil leaves in a shaker. Add the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup. Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice and garnish with a basil leaf and a few blueberries.

Variations

Basically you can use whatever fruit you have on hand. Cherries or blackberries would make great substitutions for the blueberries. No lemons? Limes or oranges would work great in the smash formula.

Don’t feel like making simple syrup? A tablespoon of  agave nectar or honey will  add the touch of sweetness you need. It will still work toward balancing the tartness of the lemon and the herbaceous notes of the basil.

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