Bajito

Difford's Guide
Discerning Drinkers (28 ratings)

Serve in a

Collins glass

Garnish:

Mint sprig

How to make:

Lightly MUDDLE mint and basil in glass just enough to bruise. Add rum, sugar and lime juice. Half fill glass with crushed ice and CHURN (stir) with bar spoon. Add more crushed ice and CHURN some more. Continue adding crushed ice and churning until glass is full.

6 fresh Mint leaves
6 fresh Basil leaves
2 fl oz Light white rum (charcoal-filtered 1-4 years old)
1 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Sugar syrup 'rich' (2 sugar to 1 water, 65.0°Brix)
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Review:

Basically a Mojito with basil as well as mint.

History:

Discovered in 2004 at Excelsior Bar, Boston, USA.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.5 standard drinks
  • 20.86% alc./vol. (41.72° proof)
  • 20.3 grams of pure alcohol
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Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition image

Difford’s Guide to Cocktails Book 17th Edition

Perhaps the world's biggest cocktail book! Certainly, our biggest yet, 624 pages, 6cm (2.3inch) thick and weighing 2.25kg (5lb). Our Seventeenth Edition

Buy it here
Easy Jigger image

Easy Jigger

The Easy Jigger® is a measure designed for use when making cocktails, primarily in the home but also by professional bartenders. It has a unique design

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