Basil Extra Smash
- Bôtan Juniper Garden* → 50ml
- Sugar water [1:2]** → 30ml
- Lime juice → 25ml
- Basil → 10 leaves for shaking & 3 leaves for garnish
- Ice cubes → for shaking & serving
- Fill a cocktail shaker*** with ice.
- Add all ingredients to the cocktail shaker.
- Shake hard until cold.
- Pour out through a strainer into a glass filled with ice
- Garnish with Basil.
*For a low alcohol cocktail, use half Bôtan (25ml) with half gin (25ml).
**Make your own sugar water. Combine 1 cup of granulated sugar and 2 cups of filtered water in a pot. Bring to boiling and simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Allow cooking before storing in the refrigerator.
***If you don't have a cocktail shaker, use an empty jam jar.