17 July 2012

Gin Basil Smasher Illustrated

Follow these simple steps to make the perfect summer cocktail!

1. Grow a shitload of basil.

2. Muddle one whole lemon (cut in half) with a hearty handful of basil.

3. Add 2 oz. of simple syrup*, ice and 4 oz. of gin.

4. Shake, shake, shake. Shake, shake, shake.

5. Pour and ENJOY!

*Simple syrup is just about the easiest thing to make: Combine 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water, boil, let cool, refrigerate the leftovers for up to a week. 

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