Gin Basil Smash

by Gusto Foods on Nov 24, 2023

Gin Basil Smash


  • 6-8 fresh basil leaves
  • 30 ml Gusto Lime Juice
  • 30 ml sugar syrup (adjust to taste)
  • 60 ml gin
  • Ice cubes


  1. Muddle Basil:
    • Gently muddle basil leaves in a shaker.
  2. Add Ingredients:
    • Pour in Gusto Lime Juice, sugar syrup, and gin.
  3. Add Ice:
    • Add ice cubes to the shaker.
  4. Shake:
    • Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.
  5. Strain and Serve:
    • Strain into a glass with ice.
  6. Garnish:
    • Garnish with a basil leaf or lime wheel.
  7. Serve and Enjoy:
    • Your Gin Basil Smash is ready to be enjoyed! Sip and savor the delightful combination of fresh basil, tangy lime juice, sweet syrup, and the kick of gin.

This cocktail is a perfect balance of sweet, tart, and herbal notes, making it a refreshing and enjoyable drink, especially when made with Gusto's Lime Juice.