June 21, 2015 4:00 pm

Recipe: Garden cocktails

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WATCH: With summer here, Kelly Ann Woods of Sin Gin offers some ideas on how to turn ingredients from your garden into delicious cocktails.

Gin Basil Smash

2-3 cherry tomatoes halves
3-4 leaves of basil
1-2 tsps raw cane sugar
Muddle together
Add half a squeeze of lemon
Add 2oz gin (ideally local- we used Gillespie’s Sin Gin), ice, soda, stir, garnish with a sprig of basil.

Gin and tonic

2 oz locally-made gin
Your choice of tonic or tonic syrup and soda

Add: fresh herbs, mango, berries, herbs, cucumber, etc.
Or real game changers: a dash of liquid smoke, absinthe or balsamic vinegar

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