Vodka Pineapple Basil Smash Cocktail

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  • Three Tbsp diced contemporary pineapple
  • 2-Three Tbsp sliced contemporary basil
  • 1 Tbsp basil easy syrup* (see notes for recipe)
  • 2 ouncesPau Maui Vodka
  • 2 ouncesfresh pineapple juice
  • 1/2 ouncesfresh meyer lemon juice
  • few dashes citrus bitters
  • optionally available – soda water


  • Recent basil
  • Meyer lemon slice
  • Pineapple leaf
  • Paper straw
Vodka Pineapple Basil Smash Cocktail


  1. In a tall collins glass muddle 2 tablespoons of the diced pineapple with one tablespoon of the sliced basil then add the basil easy syrup and stir.
  2. Fill glass midway with ice, add the remainder of the diced pineapple and sliced basil. Fill glass to the highest with ice.
  3. In a cocktail shaker combine the rest of the cocktail ingredients and shake well then fill the glass adding more ice if needed. If you desire a drink with some fizz don’t fill the entire glass with the cocktail mixture and add an ounce of soda water.
  4. Garnish with fresh basil, meyer lemon slice, pineapple leaf and a paper straw

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