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Summer gin cocktails

Recipe from: 16 October 2013

Ingredients 9
Servings 2
Time 00:15


  • 8
    basil leaves
  • 8
    mint leaves
  • 2
    castor sugar
  • 3
    lime juice
  • 3
    tots gin
  • ice
  • soda water
  • slices of lime
  • basil and mint leaves for garnish


Tear the basil and mint leaves and place in a cocktail shaker with the sugar.

Using a muddler or a wooden spoon handle bash the leaves and sugar until fine and the mixture has turned green.

Add the lime juice and gin and shake until well combined.

Strain the mixture, place some ice cubes into two tumblers and pour the strained gin mixture into the glasses.

Add a few slices of lime, top with soda water, garnish with a few basil and mint leaves and serve.

Recipe reprinted with permission of HeinStirred. To see more recipes, click here.

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