1 1⁄2 oz Gin
1⁄2 oz Aromatized wine, Lillet Blanc
1 oz Lime juice
1⁄2 oz Simple syrup (*orange blossom syrup)
1 oz Egg white
4 dr Orange flower water
6 lf Basil
Muddle basil with juice and syrup. Add rest. Dry shake. Shake well with ice and strain into chilled coupe. Garnish with basil leaf.
*orange blossom simple: 2:1 (sugar:water), 6 drops orange blossom drops per cup of syrup.
Sandy De Almeida, Gladstone Hotel, Toronto
author's original creation
Gin, Aromatized wine, Lime juice, Egg white, Simple syrup, Basil, Orange flower water