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Sage Smash Gin and Tonic: Guest Post by Isabelle of Crumb #BoozeWeek

The Sage Smash adds muddles grapes and fresh sage leaves to the classic gin and tonic for a refreshing fall cocktail.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins


  • 6 red seedless grapes
  • 4 leaves fresh sage
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 2 oz dry gin
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • Tonic water to finish


  • In a cocktail shaker, muddle together the grapes with sage and sugar to release their juices. Add the gin and lemon juice, and shake vigorously with ice for about 30 seconds.
  • Strain into a highball glass, and top off with tonic water. Garnish with sage leaves and halved grapes, if desired.


Recipe and Photo Credit to Isabelle Boucher of Crumb