Blueberry Basil Tom Collins

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A twist on the traditional Tom Collins with the addition of a basil infused simple syrup + some muddled basil and blueberries at the bottom. Summer in a glass!



For the basil infused simple syrup

For EACH cocktail



For the basil simple syrup

  1. Add your sugar, water, and basil leaves to a small pot and bring to a boil. Boil until sugar is dissolved and then let cool to room temperature with the basil leaves still in syrup

For each cocktail

  1. Add your blueberries and basil leaves to the bottom of a rocks glass and muddle really well
  2. To this, add the rest of your ingredients (gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and club soda)
  3. Add a big scoop of crushed ice and stir to combine
  4. Top with extra blueberries and a few basil leaves as a garnish if you want to get extra fancy!