Gin and Juice

We just couldn't pass up an opportunity to name a drink Gin and Juice. Fresh basil and gin add lovely herbal-vegetal notes to sweet strawberry-apple juice.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 drink
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1/2 teaspoon sugar

4 to 5 basil leaves, plus 1 sprig, for garnish

2 ounces gin

4 ounces Strawberry-Apple Juice, recipe follows

Club soda, for serving

Strawberry-Apple Juice:

2 cups strawberries, tops removed

1 medium Red Delicious apple, peeled and cored


  1. Add the sugar and basil leaves to an old-fashioned glass and muddle gently. Fill the glass with ice, add the gin and stir. Add the Strawberry-Apple Juice and stir. Top with club soda, garnish with the basil sprig and serve.

Strawberry-Apple Juice:

Yield: 8 to 10 ounces
  1. Juice the strawberries, then the apple, following your juicer's specific settings for each. Serve the juice immediately over ice, if desired.