Basil Gimlet

Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min

Yield:
1 serving
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 7 organic basil leaves
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces gin, such as 209 Gin
Directions

Place 6 of the basil leaves in the palm of your hand and clap. Place the leaves in the base of a cocktail shaker and add the simple syrup and lime juice. Pummel the basil leaves with a muddler to release the oils. Add the gin to the shaker along with ice. Put the top on the cocktail shaker and shake. Using a strainer, pour the mixture into a glass.

Place the remaining basil leaf in your hand and clap. Garnish the cocktail with the basil leaf and serve.

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