How to ‘Million’
By NATALIE HAYES August 15, 2012 7:52PM
Strawberry basil smash is made from North Shore vodka, basil, simple syrup with basil, strawberries and lemon. | Ryan Pagelow~Sun-Times Media
Updated: September 17, 2012 1:00PM
1½ oz North Shore Vodka
1 oz Basil Simple Syrup
1/2 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
Muddle strawberries and basil syrup. Add remaining ingredients except soda, and shake with ice. Strain over fresh ice into a tall glass filled with ice and top with soda. Garnish with additional strawberry or sprig of basil.
1½ oz Sol Chamomile Citrus
1 oz Honey Syrup (3 parts honey to 1 part hot water)
2 Orange Slices
4 Lime Wedges
Muddle limes and oranges with honey syrup. Add Sol and shake with ice. Pour shaker contents into a rocks glass and garnish with additional orange slice if desired.
1 oz North Shore Vodka
3/4 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
3/4 oz Simple Syrup (1:1)
1/2 oz Water
6-8 local blueberries
2 leaves fresh local basil
Muddle blueberries and basil. Add vodka, lemon, simple, water. Stir, then pour into tall ice-filled glass.
Garnish with additional sprig of fresh basil.