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Summer Peach Basil Gin Floats are the perfect cocktail to beat the heat this summer. Frozen peach sorbet sweetens and chills herbaceous gin, fresh basil, and fizzy club soda. Not too sweet, incredibly refreshing. #cocktails #summer #gindrinks #poolparty #peach #basil #gin

Summery Peach Basil Gin Floats

Beat the heat this summer with a refreshing beverage that's part sorbet part cocktail.  Summery Peach Basil Gin Floats have fresh muddled basil, sweet frozen peach sorbet, herbaceous gin and a fizzy topper.
Course Gin Cocktails
Cuisine Cocktails
Keyword basil cocktails, boozy ice cream, ice cream cocktails, peach and gin, summer cocktails
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 193kcal
Author Lauren


  • 8 ounces gin
  • 1 bunch basil
  • 1 pint peach sorbet
  • 2 cans club soda or tonic water
  • optional: extra basil and peach slices for garnish


  • Muddle:  In each glass, muddle 3-4 basil leaves.
  • Scoop:  Add three scoops, about ⅔ cup, peach sorbet per glass.
  • Add Booze:  Pour 2 ounces of gin over sorbet in each glass.
  • Top Off:  Top with soda or tonic water.


You may need to let the sorbet sit on the counter for 5 minutes to soften enough to scoop.  This part can be done in advance and then frozen in glasses or a storage container until you're ready to serve your Peach Basil Gin Floats.


Calories: 193kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 136mg | Potassium: 246mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 106IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 1mg