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Apple Fool's Martini

Apple Fool's Martini
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This drink from bar pro Aisha Sharpe tricks the eye and the palate.


  • 3/4 oz Simple syrup
  • 5 Fresh basil leaves
  • 1 1/2 oz Don Julio blanco tequila
  • 1/2 oz Green Chartreuse
  • 1 oz Ruby red grapefruit juice
  • 3/4 oz Lime juice
  • Garnish: maraschino cherry


  1. In a shaker, muddle the simple syrup and basil.

  2. Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice.

  3. Shake, and strain into a chilled martini glass.

  4. Garnish with a thin apple slice or a maraschino cherry.