Arnaud’s Basil Smash
Photo by Christina Oxford

Chris Hannah is at the helm of the cocktail program at French 75. He mixes the classics—a mean sazerac and french 75—but has also developed a menu awash with inventive concoctions including his cocktail for toasting the luck of the Irish, Arnaud’s basil smash.

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1 cocktail

  • 2 ounces Irish whiskey
  • ¾ ounce lime juice
  • ½ ounce agave nectar
  • ¼ ounce Chartreuse
  • Garnish: 4 basil leaves and a basil crown
  1. In a cocktail tin filled with ice, combine first four ingredients and basil leaves.
  2. Shake to combine and double strain into an ice–filled glass
  3. Then garnish with basil crown.
  • Recipe By
    Chris Hannah of Arnaud's in New Orleans
  • Contributing City
    New Orleans
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