Cucumber Basil Smash

Use Hendrick's Gin to create this innovative cocktail. Consider also muddling seasonal berries for a flavorful variation.
July 05, 2016


In a mixing glass, muddle basil, cucumber, and simple syrup.  Add Hendrick‚Äôs Gin, lemon juice, and ice. Shake well and fine strain into an iced double rocks glass. Garnish with a bunch of basil and a cucumber wheel.

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  • 1.5 parts Hendrick's Gin
  • .75 part fresh lemon juice
  • .75 part simple syrup (or Eli Mason's Rich Simple Syrup)
  • 1 small bunch of basil (3-5 leaves)
  • 3-5 cucumber wheels
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