- 2 ounces (60 ml) gin (Beefeater)
- 1 ounce (30 ml) fresh lemon juice
- 2/3 ounce (20 ml) simple syrup
- Small bunch basil leaves (about 10)
- Basil sprig, for garnish
Muddle basil leaves with lemon juice and simple syrup. Add ice and gin and shake. Double-strain into a chilled cocktail glass with ice. Garnish with a basil sprig.
Recipe adapted from The New Cocktail Hour by André Darlington and Tenaya Darlington, Running Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group.