Shealyn Brand Coniglio Creates a Gin Basil Smash

Recipe by Shealyn Brand Coniglio

We are big supporters of using fresh herbs in cocktails and mocktails. Their bold flavor elevates any drink - for example, this Gin Basil Smash! Pick some basil from your AeroGarden and serve this refreshing beverage at your next party. It'll quickly become a fan favorite.


  • 10 to 12 fresh basil leaves
  • 2 oz. dry gin
  • ¾ oz. lemon juice
  • ¾ oz. simple syrup


  • Muddle basil leaves in your mixing tin.
  • Pour in the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup.
  • Add ice, shake it up, and double strain into glass.
  • Garnish with more basil leaves.

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