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Photo: Jeffery Cross; Styling: Jeffrey Larsen

Yields Makes 1 cocktail
AuthorNino Padova and Sara Schneider

In this drink, gin is infused with the savory freshness of basil and thyme.

How to Make It

Step 1
1

Muddle basil leaves in a cocktail shaker.

Step 2
2

Add gin, lime juice, infused simple syrup, and ice. Shake, strain into a martini glass, and garnish with herb sprigs.

Ingredients

 2 large basil leaves
 2 ounces dry gin
 2 ounces lime juice
  Basil and/or thyme sprig (for garnish)

Directions

Step 1
1

Muddle basil leaves in a cocktail shaker.

Step 2
2

Add gin, lime juice, infused simple syrup, and ice. Shake, strain into a martini glass, and garnish with herb sprigs.

Basil-Thyme Gimlet