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Strawberry Basil Lemonade

Drink: Strawberry Basil Lemonade

This Strawberry Basil Lemonade cocktail is a simple version of a summer classic elevated by gin and basil. Muddled strawberries and basil help bring out the herby, botanical flavor of the gin while lemonade balances the drink with a tart citrus flavor. This fruity, refreshing cocktail is an easy decision when you’re looking for an uncomplicated cocktail that still has some flair.


  • 2 oz. lemonade, chilled
  • 1 oz. gin
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 1 large strawberry
  • Club soda, chilled, to top
  • Garnish: basil leaf and strawberry slice


  1. In a 12 oz. glass, gently muddle the basil leaves and strawberry.
  2. Fill the glass with ice and set aside.
  3. Add the gin and lemonade into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled.
  4. Strain into the prepared glass and top with a splash of club soda.
  5. Garnish with a basil leaf and strawberry slice.

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