Shiso Southsider

Shiso gives this simple sour a minty-fresh personality.

1½ oz. vodka (such as Haku Japanese vodka)
¾ oz. fresh lime juice
¾ oz. simple syrup (1:1)
2 shiso leaves
Tools: muddler, shaker, strainer, fine strainer
Glass: cocktail or coupe
Garnish: shiso leaf

Muddle 2 shiso leaves with lime, simple syrup and vodka in a shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously. Double strain into a coupe. Garnish.

Joshua Batista, Sushi by Bou, New York

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