Shiso Smash

Shiso Smash

This non-alcoholic Basil Smash cocktail is build from the blend Pine Haze or Juniper Garden. Start your dinner or apéro with this healthy cocktail. 

This recipe is totally dedicated to Shiso, whicih is a herb in the mint family with a citrusy flavor. You can easily grow it in your own herb border.


  • Bôtan Pine Haze*  40ml
  • Sugar water [1:2]**  30ml
  • Lime juice  25ml
  • Purple Shiso  6 to 10 leaves for shaking & 3 leaves for garnish
  • Ice cubes  for shaking & serving

How to make it

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker*** with ice.
  2. Add all ingredients to the cocktail shaker.
  3. Shake hard until cold.
  4. Pour out through a strainer into a glass filled with ice.
  5. Garnish with Shiso leaves.

*For a low alcohol cocktail, use half Bôtan (25ml) with half gin (25ml).

**Make your own sugar water. Combine 1 cup of granulated sugar and 2 cups of filtered water in a pot. Bring to boiling and simmer until the sugar has dissolved. Allow cooking before storing in the refrigerator.

***If you don't have a cocktail shaker, use an empty jam jar.

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