Struggling with a rough case of the Monday's today. It was such a perfect, relaxing weekend and it's been tough to get out of that mode! I've found that Mondays are always a bit easier when you have something to look forward to after work. Tonight, my fiancé and I plan to make dinner together, watch Harry Potter (and the
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The inspiration for this berry cocktail came straight from our garden, where we have TONS of beautiful basil growing. Berries + fresh basil is one of the best flavor combinations in my opinion (especially blueberries!). We also love basil with ginger, so Moscow mules were a no-brainer.
To keep sugar content low without sacrificing taste, we omitted simple syrup from the traditional recipe. You really don't need it when you replace with Bai. Plus, ginger beer also contains sugar, so you really don't need much more!
We recommend serving these berry Moscow mules at your next summer gathering. Pair them with a bounty of fresh, seasonal fruits, vegetables, dips/spreads, crackers & cheeses. For a how-to on building the most beautiful appetizer platter, see here.Print
These berry basil moscow mules are just slightly sweet, a bit herbal, and are such a refreshing summer cocktail!
- 4 oz vodka
- Juice of 1 small lime
- 8 oz Bai Tennessee Braspberry Supertea
- 4 torn basil leaves
- Ginger beer for topping
- Combine vodka, lime juice, Bai, and torn basil in a large glass over ice. Stir vigorously for about 15 seconds, then strain mixture into moscow mule mugs over a bit of ice.
- Top off each glass with ginger beer, and garnish with more fresh basil, raspberries and blueberries. Enjoy!
If you'd prefer a sweeter drink, feel free to add .5 oz of simple syrup.
- Category: Cocktails