Strawberry Balsamic Smash

April 12, 2013

I’m always in for a fun cocktail idea, and I’ve been meaning to make this for awhile. It was so yummy and don’t be afraid of the balsamic… it’s worth the risk!

Strawberry Balsamic Smash

Strawberry Balsamic Smash 

Adapted from: Bon Appetit

Strawberry Balsamic Smash

1. Muddle the following in a cocktail shaker 4-5 times to release the juices:

  • 2 lime wedges
  • 2 1.2″ rounds of cucumber
  • 1 hulled strawberry
  • 1 Tbsp Simple Syrup
  • 1.5 tsp. balsamic vinegar


2. Add 1/4 cup of gin

3. Pour gin mixture to Low Ball glass filled halfway with crushed ice.

4. Stir, then cover with more crushed ice.

Strawberry Balsamic Smash

5. Garnish with cucumber and/or strawberry.



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  • Reply Cortney W. April 12, 2013 at 8:07 pm

    Yum!! I’m gonna attempt pinning this!


  • Reply ANerdCooks May 18, 2013 at 6:12 pm

    Looks delicious! I saw this recipe in Bon Appetit a while back and had been meaning to make it, but forgot. Thanks for jarring my memory 😉

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