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Winter Pear and Basil

Pear and Basil Gin
For centuries, pears have been given as gifts during the holiday season, making it the perfect “pear-ing” with gin and basil in this seasonal drink. The combination of gin, pear and basil will add a sweet flair to your holiday celebrations. Tell us what you think when you make this sweet cocktail!



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Add all ingredients to a shaker tin and gently muddle the basil, then add ice and shake vigorously for about 20 seconds. Strain into a collins glass filled with ice. Garnish with a generous sprig of basil.

Rekindle & Rejoice with Virginia ABC! This holiday try the Winter Pear + Basil Gin with St. George Spiced Pear Liqueur and Gunpowder Gin from our 2021 Holiday Gift Guide