Saeed Hawk House's Basil Gimlet

Recipe by Saeed Hawk House

Tangy and fresh. That's how we would describe this Basil Gimlet. It is the perfect drink to offer at a classy summer get-together. Not only does it taste delicious, but it is also incredibly easy to use basil grown in your AeroGarden.


  • 4 to 5 basil leaves
  • 2 oz. vodka or gin
  • ¾ oz. fresh lime juice
  • ¾ oz. simple syrup


  • Muddle basil leaves in your mixing tin.
  • Pour in the vodka or gin, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup.
  • Add ice, shake it up, and double strain into glass.
  • Garnish with more basil leaves.