Strawberry Gin Collins

This is simply a Gin Collins made with strawberry gin. Strawberry gin is a pretty straightforward infusion. The flavors pair well and it makes a refreshing summer drink.

Strawberry Gin

Strawberry Gin Mojito 

Ingredients

  • 2 oz strawberry gin
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounce lemon juice
  • strawberries
  • fresh basil leaves

Instructions

  1. Muddle 2 fresh strawberries in the bottom of a Collins glass.
  2. Lay 2 or 3 fresh basil leaves across the palm of your hand. Give the leaves a quick slap to bring the aromatic oils to the surface.
  3. Gently rub the basil leaves around the rim and drop into the glass.
  4. Fill glass with crushed ice.
  5. Pour strawberry gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  6. Strain cocktail into glass.
  7. Top with soda water and give it a short stir.
  8. Garnish with strawberry, basil sprig and a straw.

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