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Basil Gimlet Drink Recipe


Mixing Instructions

Put 4 fresh basil leaves in a mixing glass. Squeeze the lime in and muddle leaves. Fill glass with ice cubes. Add simple syrup and vodka. Shake and strain into cocktail glass. Float last leaf of basil on the top as garnish.


This drink recipe was submitted by one of our dashing readers, dmcnair!

Comments on Basil Gimlet:

By Brickhouse on March 29th, 2009 at 07:54:15

This is a new all time favorite! A friend mixed these while we watched March Madness. The beer was put aside to toast the Spartans. The fresh summer taste will be a new tradition. Top off with a splash of soda...Mmmm

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Nutrition Information

Serving size: this recipe

Calories 191 (800 kJ)
from alcohol 119
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0%
Trans Fat 0.0g
Total Carbs. 12g 4%
Fiber 0g 0%
Sugars 12g
Cholesterol 0g 0%
Sodium 0.2mg 0%
Potassium 1.7mg 0%
Protein 0g
: Nutritional information disclaimer

*: Percent daily values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your diet needs.

‡: Does not include Basil, Lime

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