basil & grapefruit cocktail

FRIDAY AT FIVE | Basil and Grapefruit Cocktail


  • 2 basil leaves
  • 1/2 grapefruit, juiced
  • 1 1/2 ounce Hendricks Gin
  • 1/4 ounce simple syrup
  • club soda
  • 1 thin slice grapefruit


In a rocks glass, muddle 1 basil leaf with symple syrup. Fill the glass with ice. Add fresh squeezed grapefruit juice and gin. Stir and top with club soda. Garnish with basil leaf and sliced grapefruit.

{via Steamy Kitchen, recipe from Grove Park Inn, Asheville North Carolina}

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