This delicious basil gimlet recipe is refreshing and herbal. It’s a strong cocktail that is just perfect for slow sipping.
- 8 medium basil leaves
- 1 ½ ounces gin
- 1 lime, juiced
- 1 to 2 teaspoons agave nectar, to taste
- In a cocktail shaker or mason jar, gently muddle the basil leaves.
- Add lime juice, agave nectar and gin.
- Fill with ice, securely fasten the lid and shake well.
- Strain into a martini glass.
- Garnish with a basil leave.