Basil Collins by Chef Trent Pierce

Basil Collins by Chef Trent Pierce

Ingredients

  • 3 ounces Pure Leaf Tea House Collection™
  • Fuji Apple & Ginger flavor
  • ¾ ounces lemon juice
  • ½ ounce honey simple syrup (recipe below)
  • 2 ounces soda water
  • 1 cup ice cubes
  • 6 basil leaves
  • 1 coin of ginger, peeled
  • 1 ounce gin
  • FOR THE HONEY SIMPLE SYRUP
  • ¾ cup honey
  • ½ cup water

Instructions

1. Mix together until honey is dissolved completely.


2. Place the basil and ginger in a large glass and muddle aggressively. Fill the glass ¾ full with ice cubes, pour in remaining ingredients and stir. Serve immediately.


3. For a non-alcoholic version, omit the gin and enjoy.