Makes 2 drinks
¼ cup blueberries (fresh or thawed)
2 tablespoons sugar
4 oz. gin
2 tablespoons fresh basil leaves
2 tablespoons lime juice
Tonic water (optional)
Place basil leave and sugar in a cocktail shaker and muddle with a wooden spoon. Add blueberries and crush fruit into herb mixture. Add the gin, lime juice, and plenty of ice and shaker vigorously to incorporate. Strain into 2 old fashioned or Tom Collins glasses over ice and top with tonic water.
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