Grapefruit and Basil Martini

"I really love martinis so I'm always looking for new recipes and variations. I found this recipe for a martini that sounds very interesting but I was very pleased at how refreshing and delicious it is!"
 
Grapefruit and Basil Martini created by Boomette
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  • Muddle a couple of the basil leaves with the simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass or shaker.
  • add the other ingredients, plus ice.
  • Shake until very cold and pour into a martini glass.
  • Place a nice-looking leaf in the drink.
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  1. Swan lake
    Use more than 2 basil leaves, and chop some in the drink, make sure everything is cold! So delicious :)
     
  2. kelphotography
    i had this on a whim in maui , and it was the best martini ive ever had. i dont like things too sweet , or too biting, and this was absolutely perfect, the best balance , and ive drank them ever since !! so glad i found this !!
     
  3. Boomette
    Grapefruit and Basil Martini Created by Boomette
  4. Boomette
    I used 3 basil leaves per drink. I made 2 in the shaker. It's so yummy. The taste of basil is there but not overpowering. Great drink. Thanks for posting :) Made for Bargain Basement tag game
     
  5. That girl Mel
    I really love martinis so I'm always looking for new recipes and variations. I found this recipe for a martini that sounds very interesting but I was very pleased at how refreshing and delicious it is!
     
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