All the delicious flavors of summer are in this cocktail. Made with fresh blackberries and fragrant basil this cocktail is the perfect pool accompaniment.
In a cocktail shaker muddle blackberries, basil and simple syrup.
Add lemon juice and liquor.
Fill shaker with ice and shake for about 20 seconds.
Strain into an ice filled glass. Top with club soda.
Garnish with basil and blackberry.
Bring 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water to a boil in a saucepan. Allow sugar to dissolve and wait for the liquid to turn clear. Turn heat off. Allow to cool and store in refrigerator for up to 4 weeks. This makes about 1 1/2 cups simple syrup.