Cupid's 'Buch Valentine's Day Cocktail

Ingredients (5)

  • 1 fresh basil leaf, plus more for garnish
  • 1 strawberry, chopped, plus additional halves for garnish
  • 1/2 ounce grenadine
  • 1 1/2 ounces white rum
  • plain kombucha
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Cupid's 'Buch Valentine's Day Cocktail

A rosy-red, sweet-tart Valentine’s Day cocktail with white rum and kombucha will give you that warm, fuzzy (and fizzy) feeling. Strawberries and basil add intoxicating fragrance, and a kiss of grenadine makes it blush.

See more kombucha cocktail recipes—or if you haven’t quite acquired a taste for the fermented, probiotic tea, maybe chocolate cocktails are a more alluring Valentine’s Day option?

Game Plan:
Get our Homemade Grenadine recipe if you want to step up your cocktail game. And those who are truly passionate about DIY can even make the kombucha at home!

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  1. 1Lightly muddle basil leaf at bottom of pint glass.
  2. 2Add chopped strawberry and lightly muddle again.
  3. 3Pour in the grenadine and white rum and stir to mix.
  4. 4Add ice to glass.
  5. 5Top with unflavored kombucha.
  6. 6Garnish with halved strawberries and basil leaf, and share with someone special (even if that’s just yourself).
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