Strawberry Balsamic Smash

I’m always in for a fun cocktail idea, and I’ve been meaning to make this for awhile. It was so yummy and don’t be afraid of the balsamic… it’s worth the risk!

Strawberry Balsamic Smash

Strawberry Balsamic Smash 

Adapted from: Bon Appetit

Strawberry Balsamic Smash

1. Muddle the following in a cocktail shaker 4-5 times to release the juices:

  • 2 lime wedges
  • 2 1.2″ rounds of cucumber
  • 1 hulled strawberry
  • 1 Tbsp Simple Syrup
  • 1.5 tsp. balsamic vinegar


2. Add 1/4 cup of gin

3. Pour gin mixture to Low Ball glass filled halfway with crushed ice.

4. Stir, then cover with more crushed ice.

Strawberry Balsamic Smash

5. Garnish with cucumber and/or strawberry.




2 thoughts on “Strawberry Balsamic Smash

  1. Cortney W. says:

    Yum!! I’m gonna attempt pinning this!


  2. ANerdCooks says:

    Looks delicious! I saw this recipe in Bon Appetit a while back and had been meaning to make it, but forgot. Thanks for jarring my memory 😉

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