Make sure your herbs are muddled well before adding in the remainder of your ingredients. (Cowboy Ciao)
Mint and basil add a fresh, herbal quality to this citrus-forward cocktail.
- 7 mint leaves
- 7 basil leaves
- ½ oz. simple syrup
- 1½ oz. High West vodka
- ½ oz. Liquor Strega
- Juice of ½ lime
- 1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
Muddle first grouping (mint thru simple) in mixing glass.
Add ice and second grouping (vodka thru grapefruit). Shake vigorously for 30 seconds.
Double-strain into iced chimney glass. Garnish with basil.