Move over, mint: Basil's spicy flavor puts a fresh spin on the traditional gimlet. Make the syrup before guests arrive—it keeps up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.
I discovered the Basil Vodka Gimlet at a local Italian restaurant a few years ago. I'd never had one before but I've been sold ever since.
Lemon basil gimlets: the only summer cocktail you'll ever need.
Basil gimlet (and other basil recipes)
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This twist on the classic gin gimlet might be better than the original.
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