Civiltà del Bere Magazine – Basil Bay Cocktail

July/August 2007
Basil-Bay..the new summer drink that I created for Bacardi-Martini for the product Bitter Martini

3 cl Martini Bitter
3 cl Bombay Gin
3 cl lemon juice
4 teaspoons simple syrup
3 cl fresh orange juice
3 cl pineapple juice
6 basil leaves
2 tablespoons diced pineapple

Muddle the diced pineapple in the mixing glass with the basil leaves, lemon juice and simple syrup
Add other ingredients and ice.
Shake vigorously and fine Strain over fresh ice in a highball glass.
Garnish with crushed ice, a basil leaf (rub it around the rim to enhance the flavour of the drink) and a slice of pineapple.