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I have found some cocktails with basil that you might enjoy: 1. **Cotswold Basil Smash** - Rating: 4.7/5 - Details: Cold. Alcoholic. Shaken. Not stirred 2. **Gin Basil Smash** - Rating: 4.6/5 - Details: Cold. Alcoholic. Shaken. Not stirred 3. **Basil Mojito** - Rating: 3.87/5 - Details: Cold. Alcoholic. Not shaken. Stirred 4. **The Charentonnais** - Rating: 3.8/5 - Details: Cold. Alcoholic. Not shaken. Stirred 5. **Basil Grande** - Rating: 3.73/5 - Details: Cold. Alcoholic. Shaken. Not stirred These cocktails incorporate basil in unique and delicious ways, from herbal and aromatic notes to a peppery edge that enhances the overall flavor profile. Each cocktail offers a different experience, so you can choose based on your preferences and mood. Cheers!
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You asked: Cocktails with basil. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.


The Southside cocktail is a refreshingly aromatic drink that is often likened to a minty cousin of the Mojito sans...

Mint Leaves (7), Lime juice (25ml), Dry gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml)

4 ingredients
4.8 / 5

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

Berry Mojito

The Berry Mojito is a refreshing and fruity twist on the classic Mojito cocktail. It is believed to have originated...

Lime juice (30ml), Mint Leaves (5), White rum (60ml), Soda water (Top up), Sugar (Teaspoon), Raspberry (3)

6 ingredients
4.49 / 5

Salad in a Glass

This is my attempt to recreate the Salad in a Glass from Central Flats and Taps in Knoxville, Tennessee

Vodka (45ml), Lime juice (22.5ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Ginger Beer (60ml), Basil leaves (Half cup/15g), Ginger liqueur (22.5ml), Soda water (60ml)

7 ingredients
3.92 / 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

The Charentonnais

The Charentonnais is a refreshing cocktail that combines the botanical notes of gin with the sweet, fruity essence of peach...

Gin (60ml), Peach Liqueur (22.5ml), Basil leaves (10), Lemon bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.8 / 5

New World Spritz

The New World Spritz is a refreshing and herbaceous cocktail that captures the essence of a classic spritz with a...

Vodka (60ml), Soda water (180ml), Lime (1), Sugar Syrup (30ml), Basil leaves (20)

5 ingredients
3.79 / 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

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


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 flavor does basil add to cocktails?

Basil adds a fresh, herbal, and slightly peppery flavor to cocktails, complementing other ingredients and enhancing the overall profile of the drink.

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Can I use dried basil in cocktails?

It is not recommended to use dried basil in cocktails as fresh basil provides a more vibrant and aromatic flavor essential for a balanced drink.

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How should basil be prepared for cocktails?

Basil leaves should be gently muddled or shaken with other ingredients to release their essential oils and maximize the flavor in the cocktail.

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Can I grow my own basil for cocktails?

Yes, growing your own basil at home ensures you have a fresh supply for cocktails and other culinary uses. Basil is relatively easy to grow in gardens or pots.

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Are there any health benefits to using basil in cocktails?

Basil is known for its potential health benefits, including anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidants. Using basil in cocktails can add a subtle health boost while enhancing flavor.

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