Life of Pi

Ingredients

  • London dry gin 1 12 oz.
  • Blackberry liqueur 12 oz.
  • Sugar syrup 1 14 oz.
  • Lemon juice 12 oz.
  • Club soda 3 12 oz.
  • Red basil 0.15 oz.
  • Red maraschino cherry 0.15 oz.
  • Ice cubes 7 oz.
  • Crushed ice 7 oz.

Directions

  1. Fill a sling glass to the top with crushed ice
  2. Place 6 red basil leaves into a shaker
  3. Pour in 0.5 oz of lemon juice, 1.25 oz of sugar syrup, 0.5 oz of blackberry liqueur and 1.5 oz of gin into the shaker
  4. Fill the shaker with ice cubes and shake
  5. Fine strain into the sling glass
  6. Top up with club soda and stir gently
  7. Top up with crushed ice
  8. Garnish with a red basil sprig and a maraschino cherry