The Botanist

The Botanist


Yields1 Serving

 5 ½ oz gin
 ¾ oz Genepy des alpes (or herb liqueur)
 1 oz basil simple syrup
 ½ oz lime juice
Garnish
 Basil leaf
 Basil olive oil
 Cucumber slices
 Ice

Simple Syrup
1

Take equal parts of sugar and water in a saucepan. (You’ll only need 1 ounce per drink)
Bring the sugar water mix and bring to boil.
Cook for 2 minutes, lower heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and let the simple syrup cool.

Cocktail
2

Add contents to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously.
Strain contents into a coupe glass.

3

Garnish with basil olive oil, a large basil leaf and cucumber slice on the rim of the glass.

Ingredients

 5 ½ oz gin
 ¾ oz Genepy des alpes (or herb liqueur)
 1 oz basil simple syrup
 ½ oz lime juice
Garnish
 Basil leaf
 Basil olive oil
 Cucumber slices
 Ice

Directions

Simple Syrup
1

Take equal parts of sugar and water in a saucepan. (You’ll only need 1 ounce per drink)
Bring the sugar water mix and bring to boil.
Cook for 2 minutes, lower heat, and simmer for 5 minutes.
Remove from heat and let the simple syrup cool.

Cocktail
2

Add contents to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously.
Strain contents into a coupe glass.

3

Garnish with basil olive oil, a large basil leaf and cucumber slice on the rim of the glass.

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