Grapefruit-Basil Martini

  • SERVINGS: makes 1 drink

J Six • San Diego

Manager Rich Troiani likes to pair this fruity yet robust cocktail with chef Deborah Schneider's Kobe beef skewers.

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Ingredients

  1. 1/4 fresh grapefruit, unpeeled and cut into pieces
  2. 3 basil leaves
  3. 2 1/2 ounces vodka
  4. 1/2 ounce Simple Syrup
  5. Ice
  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle the grapefruit with 2 of the basil leaves. Add the vodka, Simple Syrup and ice; shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the remaining basil.

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