3 ounces Lillet Rouge
1 ounce Gin
2 tablespoons fresh squeezed orange juice
4 basil leaves torn, plus a sprig for garnish
splash of tonic water
slice of cucumber, for garnish
Fill cocktail shaker with a good amount of ice.
Place the Lillet, gin, orange juice and torn basil leaves in the shaker and shake well for about 10-15 seconds.
Pour cocktail into a coupe glass. Top with a splash of tonic water.
Garnish with a basil sprig and a slice of cucumber.
Looking for an interesting specialty drink this winter? Look no further. This elegant Lillet-basil cocktail, is smooth and reminds me of Paris after just one sip.
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Friday, January 5, 2018 - 5:18pm