– courtesy Crystal Head Vodka
The Northern Peach
1 ½ oz Crystal Head Vodka
2 ½ oz natural peach juice
¼ oz. Basil Simple Syrup (recipe below)
Fresh basil leaves*
POUR all ingredients into a martini shaker filled with ice.
SHAKE well and strain into a martini glass.
GARNISH with a fresh basil leaf.
*slap leaf between hands first to release oil
Basil Simple Syrup
ADD equal parts sugar and water in a pot, along with four to five basil leaves.
BRING to a boil ensuring not to scortch the sides.
REDUCE heat and simmer for five minutes.
STORE and cool mixture before using. Will last up to two weeks in the refrigerator.