In the mood for a cocktail party at home? This Gin Basil Smash served on ice - a so-called short drink - will give you a stylish, fun evening with a holiday feeling.
Harvest the Basil. Place in shaker with the sugar syrup and muddle with the pestle.
Add the lemon juice, gin and ice cubes and shake well.
Strain through a bar strainer and a fine sieve into a tumbler with a few ice cubes. Garnish with Basil and serve with a reusable straw.