Blueberry Basil Vodka Martini

You will need a cocktail shaker and a muddler to make this drink.


2 handfuls of fresh Louisiana blueberries

6–8 basil leaves

1–2 teaspoons of lime juice

1 teaspoon simple syrup (can omit if you prefer)

2 ounces vodka

1 ounce St Germain

Splash of club soda or sparkling water


Place blueberries, basil leaves, lime juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Muddle all ingredients well. Add vodka and St Germain. Then add a little ice to chill the ingredients. Cover cocktail shaker, shake well then pour through a strainer into a martini glass. Garnish with basil leaves and a couple of fresh blueberries. Cheers!


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