Recipes

Sweet Basil

Todd Thrasher

PX, Alexandria, VA

This herbal cocktail from PX, one of the 2012 Outstanding Bar Program award semifinalists, will refresh you from spring to summer.

Ingredients

  • 10 basil leaves
  • 3 ounces Lillet Blanc
  • 1/2 ounce gin
  • 1 ounce simple syrup

Method

In a shaker, lightly muddle the basil leaves. Add the Lillet, gin, and simple syrup and fill the shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.

Yield

1 cocktail