You need Angel’s Envy in your life if it isn’t already. The bourbon has been deemed “Dangerously drinkable” by Whisky Advocate, and has been recommended by publications such as Maxim and Men’s Journal. Told you.
Try the Basil Fashion to get your weekend going. A delicious spin on a classic with a mild sweetness. Here’s what you need and how to make it.
- 2 oz Angel’s Envy
- 1 oz Cherry, Orange and Basil Simple Syrup*
- 2 dashes Peychaud’s Bitters
- 1 fresh Basil Leaf
- *Cherry, Orange and Basil Simple Syrup
- 1 cup Water, 1 cup Sugar, 2 quartered Oranges, 1 cup Maraschino Cherries, 6oz of fresh basil
*For the syrup: Bring the water, sugar, oranges and cherries to a boil. Once the boil happens turn of the heat and put the basil in. Let this sit for about a half hour then strain.
For the cocktail: Put ingredients into tall glass filled with ice. Stir and let sit for a couple minutes. Chill down a martini glass with ice or place in the freezer. Strain into glass, garnish with a fresh slapped basil leaf and enjoy.
[Photo Credit: Angel’s Envy]