Lemon basil and whiskey do a dance in this herby summer cocktail
Our Drinks Editor, Jim Meehan, takes advantage of summer's bounty of fresh herbs to create this bright, citrusy cocktail made with Irish whiskey, yellow Chartreuse, fresh lemon juice and fragrant lemon basil leaves.
To learn more, read "The Jig Is Up."
Yield: 1 cocktail
Cook Time: N/A
Total Time: 10 minutes
3 to 4 lemon basil leaves (small), plus more for garnish
¾ ounces Yellow Chartreuse
1½ ounces Irish whiskey, preferably Jameson
¾ ounces fresh lemon Juice