Blackberries, basil, fresh citrus splashed with a little vodka and spritz make for pure refreshment.
1 1/2 oz. vodka
1 oz. honey syrup (1:1)
3/4 oz. fresh lemon juice
5 fresh basil leaves
3 fresh blackberries
Tools: shaker, muddler, strainer
Garnish: lemon wheel
In the base of a shaker, muddle berries and basil. Add remaining ingredients, except soda, and shake with ice cubes. Strain into an ice-filled glass, top with soda and garnish.
Kendra Thompson, Lucy’s Fried Chicken, Austin