A version of the modern classic Mojito cocktail, this swaps in London Dry Gin and basil for the traditional rum and mint combination that leaves a great lingering taste.




  • 50mlSloe Gin

  • 1tspBrown Sugar

  • 10leavesBasil Leaves

  • 1splash(es)Soda Water

1.9 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1 x Tall glass

  • 1 x Ice

  • 1 x Jigger

  • 1 x Muddler

  • 1 x Stirrer

  • 1 x Chopping board

  • 1 x Knife


  • Muddle

    Press down on 10 basil leaves and a teaspoon of brown sugar with a muddler to extract the juices and flavour in a cocktail shaker.

  • Pour

    Use a jigger to measure 50ml Sloe Gin and add ice cubes to the shaker.

  • Mix

    Shake the mixture vigorously until the surface of the cocktail shaker feels chilled.

    Pour the mixture into a tall glass.

    Top up the drink with a splash of soda water.

  • Grab a bite

    Get some grub in before or while you’re drinking – it slows alcohol absorption.

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