Show me cocktails with gin, lemon, and basil.

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I have found some cocktails that include gin, lemon, and basil in their ingredients. Here are the top recommendations based on ratings: 1. **Cotswold Basil Smash** - Rating: 4.7/5 - Alcohol content: 18.46% 2. **Gin Basil Smash** - Rating: 4.6/5 - Alcohol content: 22.86% 3. **Cucumber Lemonade Chiller** - Rating: 3.67/5 - Alcohol content: 25.26% Feel free to choose any of these delicious cocktails to enjoy the flavors of gin, lemon, and basil in a refreshing drink!
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You asked: Gin cocktails with lemon and basil. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Cotswold Basil Smash

A take on the classic Gin Basil Smash, that utilises lime instead of lemon to complement the lime notes in...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Sugar Syrup (30ml), Basil leaves (10), Gin (60ml)

4 ingredients
4.7 / 5

Gin Basil Smash

The Gin Basil Smash is a vibrant and herbaceous cocktail that has ingrained itself within modern mixology as a refreshing...

Lemon Juice (22.5ml), Dry gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (10ml), Basil leaves (12)

4 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Basil Mojito

Basil Mojito is a refreshing and aromatic cocktail that originated in Cuba and has become a popular drink all over...

White rum (60ml), Soda water (120ml), Lime (3 slices), Sugar (Teaspoon), Basil leaves (10)

5 ingredients
3.87 / 5

Gin and Cucumber

The Gin and Cucumber cocktail is a refreshing blend that highlights the botanical qualities of gin with the cool, crisp...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Tonic water (300ml), Cucumber (5 slices)

5 ingredients
3.84 / 5

Lemon Lime And Bitters

Lemon Lime and Bitters is a refreshing, non-alcoholic cocktail that is typically served in a highball glass. This popular Australian...

Lemonade (150ml), Lime Cordial (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

Non‑alcoholic
3 ingredients
3.81 / 5

Basil Grande

Basil Grande is a refreshing and flavorful cocktail that combines the sweetness of strawberries and orange with the subtle heat...

Orange liqueur (30ml), Strawberry (2), Raspberry liqueur (20ml), Pepper (Pinch), Strawberry Puree (Dash), Basil leaves (3)

6 ingredients
3.73 / 5

Cucumber Lemonade Chiller

The Cucumber Lemonade Chiller is a refreshing cocktail that blends the crisp, garden-fresh essence of cucumber with the tartness of...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (Dash), Cucumber (4 slices), Rosemary (Teaspoon)

5 ingredients
3.67 / 5

Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices

The Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices is a refreshing twist on the classic gin and tonic, a beloved cocktail...

Mint Leaves (4), Lime (2 slices), Tonic water (200ml), Cucumber (2 slices), Dry gin (60ml)

5 ingredients
3.67 / 5

Blissfully Basil

The Blissfully Basil cocktail is a refreshing and herbaceous blend, perfect for those who enjoy garden-inspired libations. The dominant flavor...

Vodka (75ml), Lemon (30ml), Basil leaves (2)

3 ingredients
3.59 / 5

Gin And Juice But Good

The "Gin And Juice But Good" cocktail is a refreshing and straightforward twist on a classic drink that traditionally combines...

Gin (60ml), Lemonade (180ml)

2 ingredients
3.58 / 5

FAQ's

We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is the best type of gin to use in cocktails?

The best type of gin depends on personal preference and the specific cocktail. London dry gin is versatile and popular for many gin cocktails like the Gin Basil Smash or Gin and Tonic.

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Can I substitute lime for lemon in gin cocktails?

Yes, you can substitute lime for lemon in gin cocktails. The flavor will be slightly different, offering a more tart and tangy profile compared to the citrus sweetness of lemon.

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How should I prepare basil for cocktails?

For best results, gently bruise or muddle the basil leaves to release their aromatic oils and flavors before adding them to the cocktail mixture.

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What is the ideal glassware for serving gin cocktails?

Gin cocktails can be served in various types of glassware. For example, a Gin Basil Smash is best served in a rocks glass, while a gin and tonic is typically served in a highball glass.

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Can gin cocktails be made non-alcoholic?

Yes, you can make non-alcoholic versions of gin cocktails by using non-alcoholic gin alternatives. These alternatives mimic the flavor of gin without the alcohol content.

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