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Lemon Basil Martini

About the Recipe

The Lemon Basil Martini is a refreshing and aromatic cocktail that brings together the bright citrus flavor of Big Storm Lemon Vodka with the fresh, herbal notes of muddled basil. A touch of simple syrup adds just the right amount of sweetness, creating a perfectly balanced and invigorating drink. Garnished with a lemon twist and a basil leaf, this martini is as visually appealing as it is delicious. Ideal for a sophisticated evening or a sunny afternoon, the Lemon Basil Martini is a delightful blend of zest and herbal freshness.


  • 2 oz Big Storm Lemon Vodka

  • 3-4 fresh basil leaves (plus extra 1 for garnish)

  • 0.5 oz simple syrup

  • Ice

  • Lemon twist (for garnish)


  1. Muddle Basil: In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh basil leaves with the simple syrup to release the basil's aromatic oils.

  2. Add Vodka and Ice: Pour in the Big Storm Lemon Vodka and fill the shaker with ice.

  3. Shake: Shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds until well-chilled.

  4. Strain: Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.

  5. Garnish and Serve: Garnish with a lemon twist and a fresh basil leaf.

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