Bolshoi Basil Cocktail

Bolshoi Basil Cocktail

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

A great Russian-inspired cocktail made with fresh basil sprigs, lime juice and vodka.


  • 4 parts Russian Standard vodka
  • 3 parts fresh lime juice
  • 3 fresh basil sprigs
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • Soda water
  • Lime wedge to garnish


  1. Place the basil and the sugar in a high ball cocktail glass and muddle with a muddles or the back of a wooden spoon.
  2. Fill the glass with ice and then pour in the vodka and the lime juice.
  3. Top the cocktail with a dash of soda water and then add a sprig of basil and wedge of lime to garnish.

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