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.
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Lemon basil gimlets: the only summer cocktail you'll ever need.
Basil Gimlet- Gin, Basil and Lime
Basil Vodka Gimlets - Well worth the time to make the basil simple syrup. Absolutely delicious. The perfect summer drink. Be careful though! These go down really easy! I speak from experience.
Watermelon Cucumber Basil Gimlet
Strawberry-Basil (or Mint) Gimlet: Gin, St. Germaine, Strawberry, Basil & Lime
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