Photo: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Hands-on Time
5 Mins
Total Time
5 Mins
Makes 1 serving

The refreshing combination of muddled fresh basil and sweet pear-flavored vodka and nectar can't be beat. Pear-Basil Sipper is the "pearfect" pick for holiday entertaining or even a summertime libation.

How to Make It

Muddle basil leaves and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add crushed ice, pear nectar, and pear-flavored vodka. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Pour into a glass, and top with lemon-lime soft drink. Garnish, if desired.

Ratings & Reviews

LCD424's Review

August 03, 2013
I made this easy cocktail for me and my husband this afternoon. It's refreshing and very tasty! I was glad to find another recipe to use with my pear-flavored vodka and this time of year I have plenty of basil to use too. Highly recommended.