Physalis – Lemon Verbena – Gin

Craving the Colombian experience? This Colombian twist on the classic Hemingway daiquiri will take you there!

What makes this cocktail delicious is the fresh citrus aspect of the drink. This is created due to the citrus aromas that physalis and lemon verbena syrup share. Additionally, physalis not only shares a citrus aroma with gin but also a floral rose one.

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Zumo De Physalis

  • 50 g Physalis
  • 50 g Water

Mix both ingredients. Strain.

Lemon Verbena Syrup

  • 250 g Water
  • 10 g Lemon verbena
  • 100 g White sugar

Boil the water. Add the lemon verbena. Cover and let cool. Sieve and weigh 100 g tea. Add the sugar and boil it once again. Cool.


  • 45 ml Gin
  • 50 ml Physalis juice
  • 20 ml Lemon verbena syrup
  • 15 ml Lime juice

Mix all the ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake and strain in a glass.

Check out the two other Colombian cocktails:

Maracuja – Elderflower – Vodka

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