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Fresh Basil Smash

Fresh Basil Smash

The Basil Smash is a light cocktail ideal for spring afternoons. The use of fresh basil brings out lovely herbaceous notes complemented by the surprising addition of olive oil for a satisfying mouthfeel.

Fruity Light Herbaceous
1 part Beefeater London Dry Gin
1 bunch of fresh basil
1/2 part fresh lemon juice
Agave syrup
1 bar spoon extra virgin olive oil
How to make a
Fresh Basil Smash
Step 1. Place basil and lemon into a shaker
Step 2. Gently muddle the lemon
Step 3. Add agave syrup, olive oil and Beefeater Gin and top up with ice
Step 4. Shake vigorously
Step 5. Fine strain into a rocks glass
Step 6. Add ice and garnish
Sprig of basil

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