Red Basil Smash

Ingredients

  • Vodka 2 oz.
  • Sugar syrup 34 oz.
  • Lemon juice 1 oz.
  • Red basil 12 oz.
  • Sichuan peppercorns 0.1 oz.
  • Lemon zest 1  
  • Ice cubes 11 oz.

Directions

  1. Fill a rocks glass to the top with ice cubes
  2. Place 15 sichuan peppercorns and 10 red basil leaves into a shaker
  3. Pour in 1 oz of lemon juice, 0.75 oz of sugar syrup and 2 oz of vodka
  4. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake
  5. Fine strain into the rocks glass
  6. Garnish with lemon zest and a sprig of red basil