Peach Basil Gin & Tonic

Peach Basil Gin & Tonic

Peach Basil Gin & Tonic

  • gin
  • top shelf blogger
  • Level: Medium
  • Prep: 10 min
There is something so crisp and delicious about a classic Gin & Tonic and this little twist takes this classic to an entirely new level. It’s like the best flavors of summer decided to get together and have a pool party…but the pool is gin…and it’s amazing.

format_list_bulletedIngredients

  • 1 fresh white peach (cut into quarters)
  • Fresh basil
  • 2 oz Gin 
  • 3 oz Tonic or seltzer

Tools

  • Muddler
  • Hawthorne strainer
  • Shaker

How to Mix

  1. Place a quartered ripe peach and a few large basil leaves in your shaker.
  2.  Add a splash of your favorite gin and muddle together.
  3. Add 2oz of gin to the shaker and top with crushed ice. Cap and shake vigorously for 15 seconds to chill.
  4. Fine strain (or cheese cloth) into a coupe glass and top with 3oz of tonic (or seltzer for a lower calorie treat).
  5. Float a basil leaf to garnish and enjoy.

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