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.
Homemade Cucumber-infused Gin - Can't wait to make some green gimlets!
Lemon basil gimlets: the only summer cocktail you'll ever need.
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.
Basil gimlet (and other basil recipes)
Blueberry Basil Vodka Gimlet: 4 parts blueberry basil syrup (see recipe); 3 parts vodka; 3 parts fresh squeezed lemon juice; Seltzer water to top off. #cocktail #recipe
Cucumber Basil Gimlet Cocktail | http://saltandwind.com | @saltandwind
Strawberry-Basil (or Mint) Gimlet: Gin, St. Germaine, Strawberry, Basil & Lime