By: Flavorah (FLV)
Used in 90 recipes at an average of 0.395%.
Vodka & Strawberry Basil Fizz, capture the flavors of warmer weather with this fruity fizz.
Fresh fruit muddled with garden fresh basil makes for a deliciously refreshing vape.
Lovely fresh strawberry & vodka cocktail where FLV Basil and FLV Alpine Strawberry (can't-miss this in your collection ;-)) are paired for a light herbal touch.
FA Juicy Strawberry tops of the strawberry part, giving this mix a well-balanced juicy and sweet side.
VTA Russian Vodka, due to how light this is I used as an accent note at 3.75%, at this % it sits nicely in the background without overpowering the strawberries en basil.
RF-SC Baja Soda, my favorite soda, is used for the 'fizz' and light lemon/lime touch which compliment the strawberry and vodka perfectly.
Super sweet and WS-23 used to enhance and cool the juice. I used them in this recipe but you can leave them out.
Enjoy this refreshing combination.
Steep: needs 5 days
Rhubarb, orange, basil gin
I wanted too make something with flavor
monks gin, and I went with gin orange.
This was pretty much a firstly timer, and I might change it a bit, but as it is, it’s quite what I wanted.
I know there probably aren’t many people who got the flavor monks gin, but if you do, give it a try😁🍸
This is a light white sangria that is perfect for the summer. Sangria is a summer drink of wine, mixed fruit, brandy, sugar and a clubs soda or ginger ale
The Ginger ale creates the base for this mix. While the ginger is a weak note it does add some sweetness and adds the impression of the ginger spice at 4 - 5 %
The cranberry apple create the mid note of this mix and blends well. The FLV cranberry apple is a very strong flavor and needs to be used low % but could be boosted a bit more if you want a more prominent cranberry note.
The brandy and Sparkling wine helps to bring that grape booze note forward that is part of sangria along with the blood orange and sorbet to bring that cooling sensation .
The lime and sorbert create that citrus and acid balance to the sweetness of the mix
NOTE: The basil does not have to be added but works really well as a note that is present on the exhale and is similar to what you may experience with mint but slightly sweeter and not as overpowering.
Add sweetner to taste
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While I am putting this up for the contest this is an untested recipe. Okay for the flavor-pro-year-of-mixing challenge week 19 - my take on a drink that has gin in it - which I don't like gin so I'm swaping that for my take on vodka which is made up of hops/moscato (not really very vodka-like but I couldn't find my black tea darnit) - then the drink has peach, an orange cordial, basil, lemon juice and soda (I'm using a combo of champagne, cream soda and orange cream but in small amounts). Off the shake it tastes alcohol-y but not very peachy or orange-y - I think it needs a steep. Or maybe more peach and orange LOL - we'll see.
I wanted to play around basil in some mixes and feel like it could be used in place of mint. One of my favorite beverages is a Moscow mule, which is a ginger beer, vodka and lime beverage. Any good cocktail has a nice balance of sweet with acid so that is what I went after here.
The Ginger ale creates the base note for this mix. While the ginger is a weak note it does add some sweetness and adds the impression of the ginger spice at 4 - 5 %
The cranberry apple and Thai apple create the mid note of this mix and blends well.. Thai apple is a thin sweet bright apple with a slight pear note that adds some juicy notes The FLV cranberry apple is a very strong flavor and needs to be used low % but could be boosted a bit more if you want a more prominent cranberry note.
Lemon lime soda and lime work to create that citrus and acid balance
The basil works really well as a accent note that is present on the exhale and is similar to what you may experience with mint but slightly sweeter and not as prominent.
The sweetner is added to contrast the citrus
Was aiming for a lemon sherbert w/ basil but the lemon (to me) isn't super prominent. (probably due to the rainbow sherbert) I've tried altering it to make it more lemon forward but so far I prefer this mix.
This won't be for everyone because it's definitely got a "green" note that some people hate... but I like it. It's different. It's good right away but gets richer/creamier with a steep.
So, @Shyndo and I were talking. It came into conversation that I would do something fun with one of his recipes. This recipe is a remix of his Cantrips:
In Cantrips, he pairs Honeysuckle with flavors that bolster that Honeysuckle up, making it a little more prominent in the vape; that was how I felt about it. It had good flavor pairings. My take on this, isn't to bolster the honeysuckle to the top and leave it there, but to pair it with items that play well with it, for more of a slight Honeysuckle forward vape, with support flavors to add a wild complexity.
Something a little different from a normal Peaches&Cream. At first I was simply trying to do a peaches and cream with a little basil, but it wasn't working out how I wanted. Adding a little CAP Cucumber really brought the basil to where I wanted it. Then the peaches weren't coming out right, so a little lemon and strawberry kicked the recipe into gear. To lay a nice foundation I went with a simple Greek Yogurt and Vanilla, which I like because it doesn't distract too much from the main players in the recipe.