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The Flower Girl Recipe


If you’re having a spring or summer wedding, you may want to consider this cocktail, which is refreshing and aromatic. Lime and basil are a sharp and refined combination, a great pairing for your nuptials. Consider this cocktail as your wedding's signature drink.


  • 1/2 Ounce gin
  • 1 fresh basil leaf
  • Splash of lime juice, such as Rose’s Lime
  • 2 Ounces soda water, or to taste
  • 1 lime round for garnish


Muddle basil thoroughly in the bottom of a highball glass, then add ice. Combine gin and Rose’s Lime in a cocktail shaker filled partway with ice, then shake until cold. Strain into the prepared glass, then top with soda water, and garnish with a lime round.