Gin Recipe 01 – Basil & Elderflower

Gin Recipe 01 – Basil & Elderflower

Recipe 01 is inspired by the Flo & Basy – a cocktail from Coppinger Row in Dublin, Ireland.



While living in Dublin, Ireland, Julian fell in love with the Flo & Basy cocktail (think basil, elderflower, agave syrup, & lime) that would later inspire our Gin 01 expression.

What you will find in this small batch craft gin are refreshing floral and citrus notes, an herbaceous bouquet of basil on the nose, and a uniquely fresh, fruity, and floral finish of elderflower on the palate. This delicate gin is stellar for sipping neat or over ice, but also pairs well with many light-bodied fruits, herbs, and spices in a cocktail.

Proof: 90.44

Aroma: Refreshing floral and citrus notes

Taste: Uniquely fresh and fruity blend

Finish: Floral finish of elderflower on the palate

Botanicals: Juniper Berries, Cucumber, Basil, Elderflower, Coriander Seed, Rose Petals, Lime Peel, Lemon Peel

Perfect Serve:

This gin can be enjoyed over ice or mixed into your favorite gin cocktail.

“Stolen Base” by Calina Kung

Stolen Base inspired by Rickey Henderson

2 oz Common Ground Gin
1 oz fresh lime juice
½ oz St Germain Elderflower Liqueur
3-5 oz chilled tonic water

Pour gin, lime juice and St. Germain into ice filled highball glass. Top with tonic water and stir gently. Squeeze lime wedge over the drink and drop it in.

*Elements of green and yellow equal Oakland A’s. My favorite player is Rickey Henderson. This concoction is so good, it’ll steal your heart in 2.8 sec which is the amount of time it took for #24 to steal 2nd base.

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