Tangerine Basil Cocktail
Tangerine Basil Cocktail
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2 oz Tangerine Juice
2 oz Bourbon
1 oz Basil Simple Syrup*
1 tsp Sugar
1 dash Orange Bitters
Tangerine, Basil for garnish.
Boxcutters, Teaspoons, Jigger, Muddler, Shaker Classic/Boston, Citrus Juicer, Strainer, Rocks Glass, Cup, Jars.
Muddle Sugar with Juice, Bitters and Basil Syrup until the sugar is dissolved. Mix in bourbon. Pour into Rocks Glass over ice. Garnish with Tangerine peel or basil leaves.

*Basil Simple Syrup:
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Water
1 cup Basil Leaves
Place the Sugar and Water into a small Sauce Pan. Bring the water to a boil and ensure all the sugar is dissolved. Pull off of the heat and steep the basil leaves in the water for 15-30 minutes or until cool. Strain into a clean glass Jar and refrigerate. If you want to extend the life a bit, add a splash of vodka or Everclear to the syrup to help preserve it.
 
 
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