Corzo Holly

Strawberry and basil have always been excellent bedfellows here, tequila adds bountiful herbal flavors to the mix.

1 1/2 oz. Corzo reposado tequila
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
1 oz. simple syrup (1:1)
3 fresh strawberries, quartered
3 fresh basil leaves
1/8 oz. balsamic vinegar
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer
Glass: cocktail
Garnish: fresh strawberry

Muddle the strawberries, basil leaves and vinegar in a mixing glass. Add the remaining liquid ingredients with ice and shake. Strain into chilled glass and garnish.