Basil Gimlet

Basil Gimlet

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

Muddled fresh basil gives this cocktail its distinctive flavor and exceptional taste.


  • 5 fresh basil leaves and one to garnish
  • 2 ounces Plymouth Gin
  • 1/2 ounces agave nectar
  • 3/4 ounces fresh lime juice


  1. Place the fresh basil, agave nectar and lime juice into a cocktail shaker, and muddle with a muddler or with the back of a wooden spoon.
  2. Pour in the gin and then fill the shaker with ice. Shake the mixture vigorously for 15 seconds, and then strain into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish the cocktail with some fresh basil and serve immediately.

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