Citrus Thaipiroshka Cocktail

Citrus Thaipiroshka Cocktail

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

You can either make your own basil-infused simple syrup for this cocktail or use plain simple syrup and add a fresh basil leaf to the shaker before muddling the lime and the sugar. 


  • 2 (1/8-inch) wedges of lime, cut in half
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1-1/2 ounces vodka
  • 1 ounce basil simple syrup
  • 1 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1-1/2 ounces ginger ale
  • lime wheel to garnish


  1. Place the lime and sugar into a cocktail shaker and muddle well.
  2. Add the vodka, simple syrup and lemon juice to the shaker and then fill with ice.
  3. Vigorously shake the mixture for 35 seconds and then pour into a cocktail glass.
  4. Top the drink with the ginger ale and then garnish with the lime wheel; serve immediately.

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