Basil Gimlet

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This delicious basil gimlet recipe is refreshing and herbal. It’s a strong cocktail that is just perfect for slow summer sipping.

basil gimlet cocktail recipe


Per gimlet


  1. In a cocktail shaker or mason jar, gently muddle the basil leaves.
  2. Add lime juice, agave nectar and gin.
  3. Fill with ice, securely fasten the lid and shake well.
  4. Strain into a martini glass.


Recipe adapted from Scott Beattie’s Live Basil Gimlet (The New York Times).

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