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This summery cocktail offers a delicious take on tiki.
1 1/2 oz. cachaça
3/4 oz. fresh lime juice
3/4 oz. fresh pineapple juice
1/2 oz. basil syrup (see below)
Barspoon allspice dram
Tools: shaker, strainer
Glass: double Old Fashioned
Garnish: fresh basil leaf
Combine all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into an ice-filled glass and garnish.
For the basil syrup: Combine 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves with 1/2 cup raw sugar and 1/2 cup near-boiling water. Stir until sugar dissolves and let cool to room temperature. Strain into a clean glass jar and keep refrigerated for up to two weeks.
Ricky Gomez, Riffle NW, Portland, Oregon