Cocktail - Basil Grande

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EQUIPMENT

  • Shaker
  • Martini Glass
  • Strainer
  • Sieve

INGREDIENTS

  • 25ml Vodka
  • 25ml Grande Marnier
  • 25ml Chambord Rasberry
  • 75ml Cranberry Juice
  • 4 whole strawberries
  • 5 large basil leaves

GARNISH

  • a small basil leaf
  • ground black pepper

METHOD

  1. Chill a martini glass with some ice water.
  2. add the strawberries and basil to a shaker and muddle/mash the strawberries 
  3. Add the remaining ingredients to the shaker with a scoop ice
  4. Shake for 8-10 seconds.
  5. Empty the ice water from the martini glass and DOUBLE STRAIN the cocktail mixture into the glass. WARNING: if you don’t double strain this cocktail will be a complete mess and you’ll need to start again!
  6. You may have to use a spoon to help push the liquid through the sieve. 
  7. Finish by grinding a good amount of black pepper and floating a single small basil leaf on top.

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