Gin Basil Smash
by Jörg Meyer / Le Lion, Hamburg, 2008
60 ml of gin (lemon-based if possible)
One handful of basil leaves with stems
10-20 ml of sugar syrup
Place the basil and lemon in a shaker and muddle them. Now add all of the other ingredients, full with ice cubes and shake vigorously for 10 to 15 seconds (10 – 15 times). Double strain in the guest’s ice-cube filled tumbler.