- 2 lime wedges
- 6 mint leaves
- 4 Thai basil leaves
- 1 tablespoon Ginger Simple Syrup, recipe follows
- 1-ounce club soda
- 1-ounce white rum
- Fine sugar
- Coconut milk
Place the lime, mint and Thai basil in a cocktail shaker and muddle well. Add Ginger Simple Syrup, club soda, and rum and shake well.
Rim a glass with fine sugar and fill with ice. Pour drink over ice. Float coconut milk on top of the drink.
Ginger Simple Syrup:
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup water
- 1 (2-inch) piece ginger, thickly sliced
Combine all ingredients in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook until the sugar is dissolved. Remove from the heat and cool. Once cool, strain out the ginger.