1 oz Rum
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1⁄4 oz Simple syrup
3 lf Basil

Shake all (incl basil) and double-strain, up.


Drinkthebook website suggests boosting the rum to 1 1/2 oz doesn't compromise the balance.

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Created by
Sean Muldoon, Merchant Hotel, Belfast (N. Ireland)
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  • Made it with Lemon Hart 151 to see if it would work. High proof was masked thoroughly. Wish the basil came through more strongly, even tho I pounded the heck out of those 3 leaves with big cubes in the shaker. — ★★★★
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