Thai Basil Bliss
Blanco tequila, Thai Basil, Lime juice, Pineapple, Soda water, Simple syrup
In a cocktail shaker, crush 4 basil leaves and the pineapple to a pulp with a muddler or wooden spoon. Fill shaker about halfway with ice and add simple syrup, tequila and lime juice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Top with a splash of soda and float last basil leaf on surface.
Published: June 23, 2009
Adapted from "Mix Shake Stir" (Little, Brown, 2009)