Muddled Strawberry Absinthe Cocktail
Add some complex tastes to your next cocktail party by mixing muddled strawberries with the green fairy (absinthe).
- 3 strawberries cut into quarters. Hulled.
- 3-4 minced fresh basil leaves
- 1/2 oz. sugar syrup
- 1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
- 1/2 oz. absinthe
- 1/2 oz. vodka
- 1 1/2 oz. cool water
Smash fresh strawberries and basil, then add to a shaker. Add the sugar syrup, and lemon juice to the strawberries and basil in the shaker. Shake for a few seconds. Add absinthe, vodka, cool water, and some ice cubes and shake again for 30 seconds. Pour into a glass. Drink.