Honey tree


Honey tree

Photo by Roberto Caruso

Five o’clocktail: Master mixologist Raj Nagra has shaken up a storm worldwide. He teamed up with Bombay Sapphire to create this special sipper exclusively for us.


  • 3 tbsp Bombay Sapphire gin
  • 2 tbsp ginger and honey simple syrup*
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Martini Bianco vermouth
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 2 tbsp apple cider
  • 2 tbsp soda water


  • Combine Bombay Sapphire gin, simple syrup, lemon juice, Martini Bianco and basil leaves in a shaker. Cover and shake for 10 sec.
  • Strain the mixture into a lowball glass filled with ice.
  • Add apple cider and sparkling water. Stir gently. Garnish with basil leaves.

*Bring equal parts honey and water and a few pieces of raw ginger to a boil. Strain into a jar and cool before using.