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Grapefruit Basil Twist From Carmel Cafe

Written By Scott Joseph On October 25, 2013

This tasty cocktail is featured at Carmel Cafe and Wine Bar in Winter Park.

Grapefruit Basil Twist

Carmel cocktail1 1⁄2 oz Hendricks Gin
4 slices fresh peeled grapefruit (reserve 2 for garnish) 2 fresh basil leaf (reserve 1 for garnish)
1 slice of lemon
1⁄4 oz sour mix
1⁄4 oz simple syrup


  •   Muddle grapefruit, basil, lemon and simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass or shaker

  •   Add sour mix

  •   Shake until very cold & double strain into a cocktail glass over fresh ice

  •   Garnish with 2 small grapefruit wedges and a basil leaf 


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