At the original San Francisco launch party for Chowhound (back then, just CHOW), this drink was a big hit. But be careful, because it’s stronger than it seems!
What to buy: Aqua Perfecta Basil Eau de Vie is a smooth, aromatic liquor from St. George Spirits, the makers of Hangar One Vodka.
- Yield: 1 drink
- Total: Under 5 mins
- Active: Under 5 mins
- 4 parts Aqua Perfecta Basil Eau de Vie
- Freshly squeezed juice from 1/2 medium lime
- 1 part Ginger Simple Syrup
- 1 lime wheel, for garnish
- Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lime wheel and serve.