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Lemon Stinger Swizzle

Here's how you can home-grow herbs and make artisinal cocktails with them

For those who have a green thumb and like to party, Modern Sprout’s kraft seed starter - cocktail series is what you need. The seed starter set features three seed kits that grow herbal companions to infuse or muddle in cocktails.

Using the lemon balm leaves, you can make cocktails like this zesty adult lemonade beverage.

Recipe courtesy of Alcademics


For more info on the Mint, Cinnamon Basil and Lemon Balm Seeds kit, click here.


  • 10 Lemon balm leaves
  • 1 Ounce Lemon juice
  • .5 Ounce Falernum (sweet syrup)
  • 1 Dash Fee’s lemon bitters (optional)
  • 4 Dashes Peychaud’s bitters
  • .5 Ounce Simple syrup


Muddle 10 lemon balm leaves with simple syrup. Add falernum, gin, lemon, optional dash Fees lemon bitters. Shake with ice, strain onto crushed ice, top with several dashes Peychauds.