Tabernacle Crush


This light and refreshing cocktail is as reminiscent of the American South as it is of the South of France.

Tabernacle Crush
This light and refreshing cocktail is reminiscent of both the American South and the South of France. It's made with fresh peach, fresh basil, gin, Lillet, lemon juice, club soda and a bit of simple syrup. If that doesn't sound like a perfect drink then we don't know how to please you. Photo: © John Kernick
Total Time:
10 mins
1 drink


  • 1/2 large peach, sliced

  • 6 small basil leaves, plus more for garnish

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 1 1/2 ounces gin

  • 1 ounce Lillet

  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup

  • Ice

  • Club soda


  1. In a tall glass, muddle the peach with the 6 basil leaves and the lemon juice. Add the gin, Lillet and simple syrup. Add ice cubes and top with club soda. Garnish with basil.

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