Bar Hitchcock features an array of seasonal spritzes and restorative cocktails created by Erik Hakkinen of Seattle’s highly acclaimed Zig Zag Café. Here, as the name suggests, fresh basil complements a gin and pear liqueur base.
Erik Hakkinen, Bar Hitchcock | Bainbridge Island, Washington
- 1/2 ounce dry gin
- 1/2 ounce pear liqueur
- 1/2 ounce lemon juice
- 3-4 basil leaves
- 2 ounces soda water
- 3 ounces prosecco
Garnish: basil leaves or basil crown
- Combine gin, pear liqueur, lemon juice, basil leaves and soda in a mixing tin and shake with ice.
- Strain into a wine glass filled with ice.
- Top with prosecco.
- Garnish with basil leaves or basil crown.