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Blissful Blueberry Basil Smash

A refreshing and light cocktail that incorporates seasonal fruits and herbs

Blissful Blueberry Basil Smash

It combines the sweetness of blueberries with the herbal freshness of basil for a delightful and balanced drink.

Blueberry Basil Smash:


2 oz vodka or gin (your choice)
1/2 cup fresh blueberries
4-6 fresh basil leaves
3/4 oz simple syrup (adjust to taste)
3/4 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
Soda water (club soda)
Ice cubes
Blueberries and basil leaves for garnish

In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh blueberries and basil leaves together to release their flavors and juices.
Add the vodka or gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice to the shaker.
Fill the shaker with ice and shake well to chill and combine the ingredients.
Strain the cocktail into a glass filled with ice.
Top off the glass with a splash of soda water for a fizzy element.
Garnish with a few extra blueberries and a fresh basil leaf.
This Blueberry Basil Smash is a light and fruity cocktail that captures the essence of summer, making it a great choice for enjoying the August weather in the northeastern United States. Cheers to a refreshing drink!

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