The Local Palate Newsletter
Sign up to recieve news, updates, recipes, cocktails and web exclusives about food culture in the south

Share this article via email


Save 72% off of newsstand price now!

Subscribe to The Local Palate
Savor the South Newsletter Subscribe Send as Gift Customer Service App Store Google Play

Sign up

Get the latest from the Local Palate, straight to your inbox.

Blueberry Basilito


4 basil leaves

2 teaspoons sugar

2 tablespoons sparkling water

1½ ounces blueberries

1½ ounces Midnight Moon Blueberry (or other blueberry moonshine)

2 tablespoons lime juice


  1. Place basil, sugar, and sparkling water in a highball glass and lightly muddle.
  2. Add blueberries, crush, and stir.
  3. Add ice, Midnight Moon Blueberry, and lime juice. Stir gently, garnish as desired, and enjoy.