Pineapple Gin Fizz

Recipe - Pineapple Basil Gin and Tonic
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Pineapple and Basil add a fruity and floral flavor to the classic gin and tonic. Deep South Cape Dry Gin infused with fresh basil and ripe pineapple create a fruity summer cocktail you will love!

This is a bold flavoured cocktail, with heady aromas of the tropics.   

Make a batch (without the basil and soda) and let it infuse a while before serving for a beautiful party punch.  Add garnishes, ice and soda to the infusion when compiling the cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 50ml Deep Cape Dry Gin
  • 75ml (half a cup) of fresh pineapple , crushed and juiced
  • Juice of ¼ lime
  • 25ml simple syrup (optional)
  • 100ml club soda
  • 3 basil leaves ( rolled and cut into strips if the leaves are large)
  • Lime wedge or slice of kiwi fruit to garnish

Method

  1. Muddle lime in a glass.
  2. Add pineapple juice, gin and 3-4 ice cubes.
  3. Top up with club soda and stir. 
  4. Garnish with lime wedge, kiwi fruit and the sprig of basil