Cocktail recipe: Honey tree

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

Honey tree cocktail in glass with basil leaves

Roberto Caruso


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


1. Combine Bombay Sapphire gin, simple syrup, lemon juice, Martini Bianco and basil leaves in a shaker. Cover and shake for 10 sec.

2. Strain the mixture into a lowball glass filled with ice.

3. 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.

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