Strawberry Crush 43

The fragrant sweetness of basil makes a surprisingly good accompaniment to the fruity tang of strawberries. Combine with vodka and Licor 43 in this unique cocktail.



50ml Licor 43 (2 parts / ¾oz)

20ml vodka (1 part / ¾oz)

juice from half a lime

8 basil leaves

a dash of white balsamic vinegar

4 strawberries, 1 to garnish

crushed ice


  1. Muddle all but one of the strawberries with five basil leaves in the bottom of a shaker.
  2. Add the Licor 43, vodka and lime juice and shake well with ice.
  3. Fill your tumbler glass with crushed ice and the remaining basil leaves.
  4. Strain the cocktail into the glass and garnish with the remaining strawberry.


Tumbler glass


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