Issue No. 19 —

Basil Smash

  • 1 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz reposado tequila
  • 1/2 oz agave syrup
  • 1 dash orange bitters
  • 3 basil leaves
  • 1 whole clove
  • 5 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Grapefruit soda

Muddle basil leaves in a mixing glass.

Add all ingredients except for the grapefruit soda.

Shake and double strain into a collins glass full of crushed ice.

Top with grapefruit soda.

Float 5 dash Angostura bitters.

Garnish with a basil leaf.

Recipe by Anu Apte

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