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Cocktail of the week: The Spring Smash (aka, The Patio Pounder)

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With all this rain lately one cannot deny that Spring is upon us! And what’s more Springy than fresh local strawberries? Basil leaves? Gin? Nothing I say! Nothing! So here it is, The Spring Smash, also lovingly called the Patio Pounder by one of our favorite people and bartenders, Kenny Cohrs.

springsmashSpring Smash

1 1/2 oz Tanqueray

3/4 oz simple syrup

3/4 oz lime, fresh squeezed

1 juicy local Strawberry

5-6 basil leaves

In a mixing glass, muddle strawberry with the simple syrup. Add the rest of the ingredients, ice. Shake well, double strain and serve up in your favorite glass. Garnish with a basil leaf. Cheers!

 

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