1 Grapefruit Basil_13What happens when you start out making a Sea Breeze and then add the herbaceous aromatics of basil and sweetness of syrup? This is what happens. 

2½ oz. Grey Goose vodka

1½ oz. fresh grapefruit juice

¾ oz. simple syrup

1 fresh basil leaf

Making it: Muddle basil with simple syrup, add ice and liquid ingredients, shake until chilled, strain into a martini glass; garnish with fresh basil.