Happy Hour | La Vida Boheme

By Twinkle VanWinkle, LIN Lifestyle Expert

Mix up your very own craft cocktail this Happy Hour, this drink combines complex flavors with herbal aromas.

La Vida Boheme

  • 2 oz. Hendrick’s gin
  • 1 oz. fresh lemon and lime juice
  • 1/2 oz. simple syrup
  • 1/4 cup fresh blackberries (set aside a few for garnish)
  • 5 fresh basil leaves
  • dash of absinthe

How-To:

In a tall shaker, muddle blackberries and three basil leaves.

Add ice, gin, citrus juice and simple syrup. Stir well, and give one goode shake.

Strain into a rocks glass over ice.  Float a dash of absinthe on top of drink.

Garnish with fresh basil and one or two ripe blackberries.

Check out this cocktail and many more in our 2013 Cocktail Guide!

Happy Hour

Thanks to the talented mixologists at Campo for providing this delicious drink recipe. 

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Twinkle VanWinkle has over 22 years of professional cooking under her apron strings, feeding thousands of friends, family and other folks. She baked apple pies for the “Oprah Winfrey Show” and has appeared on Food Network’s “The Best Of…” Along with producing dynamic lifestyle content for LIN Media, she is a mother, urban gardener, chef, musician and social media fanatic.

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