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Cucumber Basil Martini

You all know I'm a sucker for fresh herbs, so when fresh basil is muddled with cucumber my hand is raised high.
Prep Time 5 mins
Course Drinks
Servings 1

Ingredients
  

  • 3-4 slices cucumber skin on is fine
  • 3-4 fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1 ounce St-Germain Liqueur
  • 2 ounces Hendrick's Gin
  • 1 squeeze fresh lemon juice about 1/2 ounce
  • 1 squeeze fresh lime juice about 1/2 ounce
  • ice to shake
  • fresh basil and cucumber to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Chill cocktail/martini glass. Muddle the cucumber and fresh basil in a cocktail shaker. Add remaining ingredients and ice. Shake until well chilled. Pour through a fine strainer into cocktail glass. Garnish with a thin slice of cucumber and piece of fresh basil. Enjoy!