- 5 basil leaves, plus 1 small basil sprig for garnish
- 1 ounce fresh lime juice
- 2 1/4 ounces London dry gin, such as Martin Miller's
- 1 ounce Simple Syrup
- Drop of celery bitters
How to make this recipe
In a cocktail shaker, gently muddle the basil leaves with the lime juice, then add the gin, Simple Syrup and celery bitters. Fill the shaker with ice and shake well. <a href="http://www.foodandwine.com/articles/cocktail-basics-techniques#doublestr... title="Cocktail Guide: Double Straining">Fine strain</a> into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the basil sprig.