Since there's really no better accessory than a cocktail in your hand, each week Jackalope Ranch brings you a tasty adult beverage from one of our favorite drinking establishments, complete with recipe. This week: Grapefruit Infused Basil Gimlet at Chelsea's Kitchen
is just the type of "roadhouse" you'd expect from
good food and drink, and convenient valet service. And its modern take on Americana adds serious character to its small, but dimensionalShine On
Take for instance, the Grapefruit-Infused Basil Gimlet.
Although it's listed as just "Basil Gimlet" on the menu, the bartending staff at Chelsea's Kitchen will gladly offer to add some citrus to your cocktail; and if they do, take them up on it.
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The basil adds some much-needed refreshment but the grapefruit is what gives it a standout personality.
2 oz. Grapefruit infused Tito's Vodka
A few basil leaves
½ oz. Fresh lime juice
¼ oz. Simple syrup
-Combine all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker.
-Add ice, shake, and serve.