courtesy of Ketel One
- 30ml Ketel One, or your favourite vodka
- 20ml fresh lemon juice
- 25ml basil-strawberry syrup
- 1 kg crystal sugar
- 50gm of fine chopped basil
- 10 large mashed strawberries
Boil 1 litre of water with the crystal sugar, add chopped basil and mashed strawberries.
Cool down for 24 hours in your refrigerator.
Shake the Ketel One, syrup, lemon juice and 1 bar spoon chartreuse vert with ice for about 15 seconds.
Pour in Collins glass with ice cubes and top with Champagne and crushed ice.
Add mint covered in powdered sugar and some rose water bitters to top off.
Garnish with mint sprig covered with powdered sugar and a strawberry.