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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Live Basil Gimlet

Robert Willey  
 Yield 1 drink 

Featured in: Summer Cocktails Made Simpler.

5 large basil leaves
1 ½ ounces gin
¾ ounce fresh lime juice
½ ounce simple syrup

1. Put 4 basil leaves in a cocktail shaker and press them gently with a muddler or a wooden spoon. Add the gin, lime juice and simple syrup. Fill with ice, shake vigorously and strain into a chilled coupe or other small glass. Garnish with the remaining basil leaf.


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