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Blueberry Basil Moscow Mule

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Who else needs a cocktail right about now?! Why not whip up this easy cocktail that will brighten up your day in no time. This twist on the classic is even better than the original. Cheers to happy hour on a Tuesday (or whatever day it is)!

Ingredients

Simple Syrup:

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup water

1 pint blueberries

7-10 basil leaves, torn

Cocktail:

1 oz simple syrup

Juice from 1/2 lime

2 oz vodka

Ginger beer

 

Instructions

The first thing you want to do is make the simple syrup. In a small pan over medium high heat add the water, sugar, blueberries, and basil leaves. Let it come up to a simmer, cook 5 minutes or until the blueberries pop, then take off the heat and let the syrup cook completely

In a glass (or copper mug) add in the simple syrup, lime, and vodka. Give it a good stir to combine

Fill the glass with crushed ice, top with ginger beer, and garnish with a spring of basil. How easy is that? Cheers!