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Alto • New York CityDeveloped by bartender T.J. Siegal, this refreshing drink infuses the Prohibition-era South Side cocktail with the iconic Italian flavors of basil and lemon.Plus: Ultimate Cocktail Guide

Yield:
1 drink

Ingredients

  • 15 basil leaves

  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice

  • 3/4 ounce Simple Syrup

  • Ice

  • 2 ounces gin

Directions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, muddle all but 1 of the basil leaves with the lemon juice and Simple Syrup. Add ice and the gin; shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with the reserved basil leaf.

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