Italian Limoncello Cocktail

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 min
  • Prep: 3 min
  • Yield: 1 serving
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1/2 lemon, cut in small pieces with the rind

1 sprig fresh basil, plus extra for garnish

1-ounce grappa

2 ounces limoncello

1 1/2 ounces simple syrup (equal amounts sugar and water heated until sugar dissolves; cool)

Splash club soda


  1. In a pint glass, add a few ice cubes, lemon pieces, basil, grappa and limoncello and muddle. Add in simple syrup, stir and strain into large ice filled glass. Top with club soda and garnish with fresh basil.

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