May 31 2022
Death by Plants
You might think twice before you go foraging in the forest. This week we are talking about some of the deadliest plants and how they can kill you! Want to drink with us? We LOVED the Basil-ica, courtesy of The Spruce Eats:5 large basil leaves, divided1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice1/2 ounce simple syrup2 ounces Plymouth Gin1/2 ounce elderflower liqueur1 dash orange bitters1 dash Peychaud's BittersLong orange twist, for garnishMuddle 4 basil leaves, lemon juice, and simple syrup in the bottom of a mixing glass.Add the gin, elderflower liqueur, and bitters. Fill with ice.Shake for 10 to 12 seconds, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.To garnish, roll up the extra basil leaf, wrap the orange twist around it, and place it inside the glass. Serve and enjoy.If you like what you hear, please leave us a review! Be sure to follow or subscribe, too. Follow us on:InstagramFacebookTwitterCheck out our YouTube Videos here. Music credit can be found here.