Yuzu Vain

… you’ll probably think this drink is about you. The Yuzu Basil drink mixer pairs splendidly with oolong tea, or gin for that matter.


  • 30 ml homemade yuzu basil syrup
  • 30 ml Milky oolong tea (or gin)
  • 15 ml Lime juice
  • 20 ml Sparkling water
  • 3 Basil leaves


Prepare the yuzu basil syrup: dissolve 50/50 ration of sugar in yuzu juice and water. Blend with a bunch of basil leaves on high in a blender and strain.

Add yuzu basil syrup, tea (or gin) and lime juice into a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain and top with sparkling water. Garnish with basil leaves.

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Fizzology with Josephine Sondlo

The recipe is created by Josephine Sondlo, an award-winning bartender at Stockholm's Bar Afterglow.

Read more about her passion for sparkling cocktails and her best tips for the home bar.

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