Cocktail & Other Recipes Cocktail Type Nonalcoholic

Mint-Basil Limeade

Mint-Basil Limeade
Image: / Tim Nusog

Get all the flavor of a refreshing sipper minus the hangover with this easy-to-make mocktail.


  • 4 large basil leaves
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • Soda water, to top
  • Garnish: lime wheel


  1. Gently muddle the basil, mint and simple syrup in a mixing tin. Add lime juice and ice and shake until well-chilled.

  2. Double-strain into a Collins glass over fresh ice.

  3. Top with the soda water.

  4. Garnish with a lime wheel.