Basil Collins by Chef Trent Pierce
By Trent Pierce
YIELD: Serves 1
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
- Mix together until honey is dissolved completely.
- 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.
- For a non-alcoholic version, omit the gin and enjoy.