Basil Lime Gimlet
Recipe type: Drinks
  • 1.5 oz vodka
  • Juice from half a lime
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 2-3 basil leaves
  • HOW TO MAKE SIMPLE SYRUP if you're not familiar-In a small saucepan, bring equal parts sugar and water to a boil; simmer until the sugar is dissolved usually about 3 minutes. Remove from the heat and let cool completely (I like to make 1 cup sugar 1 cup water and keep the extra for future use)
  1. Combine all ingredients into a shaker with ice
  2. Shake vigorously
  3. Pour into a glass over ice
  4. Add a wedge of lime
  5. Enjoy
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