Cucumber and Basil G&T
For a more herbaceous twist on the refreshing G&T, try out this super simple cocktail recipe.
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- Using a vegetable peeler, slice thin ribbons of cucumber and place in a cocktail glass. From the remaining cucumber, cut off 3 chunks to muddle into the cocktail. Squeeze the lime juice into a cocktail shaker and add the gin, St Germain, basil, and cucumber chunks. Muddle the ingredients well, and then add ice.
- Shake well, then pour into your glass. Top with tonic and garnish with basil.
40ml elderflower liqueur
Juice of ½ a lime
2 sprigs basil, plus more to garnish