Strawberry Fizzle

By Clinton Kelly
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This strawberry gin cocktail recipe couldn’t be simpler if it tried. It is essentially a gin and tonic, but without the tonic of course,  and instead elevated with added fresh fruitiness of strawberry and a fresh mix of lemon and basil. 

SERVES
1

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. gin
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons strawberry purée
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 3 basil leaves, torn
  • 4 oz club soda
  • 2 strawberries, sliced

Directions

  1. To a rocks glass, add 2 oz. gin, juice of one lemon, 2 tablespoons strawberry purée, 1.2 oz.  simple syrup. Stir to combine thoroughly.
  2. Fill with ice. Add 3 torn basil leaves and 2 sliced strawberries. Top with 4 oz. club soda. Enjoy. 

 

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