This summer drink is tart, light, and fresh. Allow its light and sunny flavors to dance across the tongue while reclining by the lake or swinging in a hammock. Beat the heat with this refreshing easy Wildberry summer drink recipe. With multiple choices of a clear spirit, this recipe can be tailored to suit any taste and preference, whether you’re in the mood for a zesty vodka or a silky gin, this summer drink can deliver.
Makes 1 cocktail
1½ ounces clear spirit of choice, such as vodka, gin, or tequila
1 ounce wildberry syrup
¾ ounce fresh lemon juice
2 basil leaves
Club soda on top
Garnish: Berries and additional basil leaves
- In a cocktail tin, shake spirit, syrup, lemon juice, and basil together.
- Strain into a collins glass filled with crushed ice and top with club soda.
- Garnish with berries and basil.
- From Chad Whittington, DTR SouthPark, Charlotte, North Carolina