Basil Hayden’s Sookie’s Virtue:
Created by LA Mixologist Joel Black.
1 1/2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
8 red grapes
3/4 parts lemon juice
3/4 parts floral tea syrup (recipe follows)
Muddle red grapes, raspberries, lemon juice and floral tea syrup in a mixing tin. Add Basil Hayden’s Bourbon and shake vigorously for 7 seconds. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a grape and raspberry.
To make the floral tea syrup:
Combine 1 part of your favorite freshly brewed floral tea (jasmine, lavender, chamomile, etc.) with 1 part sugar. Stir until sugar is completely dissolved and refrigerate.