Edison's Medicine cocktail

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Discerning Drinkers (58 ratings)

Serve in a

Coupe glass

Garnish:

Float basil leaf

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

6 fresh Basil leaves
1 1/2 fl oz Cachaça
1/2 fl oz Yellow Chartreuse (or génépy liqueur)
3/4 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/2 fl oz Agave syrup
1/3 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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Review:

Cachaça leads with basil and Chartreuse herbal notes, zesty lime and agave richness.

History:

Adapted from a 2011 recipe created by Pete Gugni at The Bedford, Chicago, USA

Alcohol content:

  • 1.3 standard drinks
  • 16.42% alc./vol. (32.84° proof)
  • 17.6 grams of pure alcohol
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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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