You’ll Actually Like Figs After You Taste This Spiced Fig Cocktail Recipe

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Figs aren’t a dried fruit any of us find particularly sexy. Usually associated with old people or lame school snacks, it’s hard to picture the fig becoming something greater, but this spiced fig cocktail manages to take it to the next level. With a gorgeous purple hue, this is one perfect for serving at any get together. Check it out and learn to appreciate the fig.

Basil Hayden’s® Spiced Fig

Created by Los Angeles, CA mixologist, Rob Floyd


  • 2 parts Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon
  • 3⁄4 part Fresh Lime Juice
  • 3⁄4 part Simple Syrup
  • 2 Ripe Figs, halved
  • Ground Cloves
  • 1 Lemon Peel (for garnish)


Muddle figs in a shaker. Add Basil Hayden’s® Bourbon, lime juice and simple syrup to shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a coupe glass and top with ground clovesand a lemon peel.