Basil-Lemon Gimlets

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Basil-Lemon Gimlets
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  • 4Servings


  • 16 fresh basil leaves
  • 4 tablespoons simple syrup
  • 10 ounces vodka
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 8 ice cubes


In a cocktail shaker, muddle 8 of the basil leaves with 2 tablespoons of the simple syrup. Add 5 ounces of the vodka, half of the lemon juice and 4 ice cubes and shake well. Strain into 2 martini glasses and repeat with the remaining ingredients.