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Basil Gimlet
Photo by Thomas J. Story

Basil Gimlet

Move over, mint: Basil's spicy flavor puts a fresh spin on the traditional gimlet. Flavoring your cocktail is so easy―the basil steeps for 20 minutes in a simple syrup.

Recipe: Basil Gimlet 


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